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Stock market news for June 5, 2020

Stock market news

A rally for the US stock market, stocks rose on good news about the jobs report. The latest stock market news for June 5, 2020:

“Dow Jones Industrial Average rallies 829 points
The Dow rallied 829.16 points, or 3.15%, to close at 27,110.68. The S&P 500 jumped 2.62% to 3,193.93. The Nasdaq Composite surged 2.06% to hit a record high and close at 9,814.08. A record surge in U.S. jobs sent stocks flying as traders cheered the prospects of the economy reopening.

A record 2.5 million jobs added
U.S. employers added a shocking 2.5 million jobs last month — the largest gain on record — while the unemployment rate slid to 13.3%, the Labor Department said Friday. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected a drop of more than 8 million jobs and the unemployment rate to nearly reach 20%, which would have been the highest since the 1930s. “

Source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/05/what-happened-to-the-stock-market-friday-record-jobs-report-sends-stocks-surging.html

Stock movers

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) stock was among stock movers with a stock price at the close of 20.79+5.24 (+33.70%).

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) stock  daily chart
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) stock daily chart

Source: Stockscharts

Stocks that were top gainers, top losers and most active:

Stock gainers

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK): 24.80,+ 10.75 +76.51%
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR): 65.62,+ 22.19 +51.09%
MMTec Inc. (MTC) : 4.49,+ 1.45 +47.70%

Stock losers

Cinedigm Corp. Cl A (CIDM): 2.74,-0.89 -24.52%
Liquidia Technologies Inc. (LQDA): 7.56,-1.90 -20.08%
Provention Bio Inc. (PRVB): 12.19, -2.60 -17.5%

Most active stocks

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL): 18.59,+ 1.87 +11.18%
Luckin Coffee Inc. ADR (LK): 5.51,+ 1.46 +36.05%
Ford Motor Co. (F): 7.34,+ 0.77 +11.72%

Stock market source: https://www.wsj.com/market-data/stocks

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Energy was the best performing sector +7.46%, Utilities were the worst-performing sector +1.36%.

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for June 5, 2020
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for June 5, 2020

Source: Fidelity

Stock market update

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