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Stock market news for May 21, 2020

Stock market news

The US stock market fell on May 21, 2020 after another weak initial jobless claims report was released. “U.S. Stocks Lose Some Momentum, Fall Amid Weak Data.
After big gains earlier in the week, indexes drift lower as 2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits. U.S. stocks slipped Thursday, paring gains from earlier in the week after data showed another wave of Americans applied for unemployment benefits because of the coronavirus pandemic.”

Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/global-stock-markets-dow-update-5-21-2020-11590033584

Stock market close on May 21, 2020

S&P 500: 2,948.51,-23.10(-0.78%)
Dow 30: 24,474.12,-101.78(-0.41%)
Nasdaq: 9,284.88,-90.90(-0.97%)
Russell 2000: 1,350.66,+3.73(+0.28%)

Stock movers

Tilray, Inc. (TLRY) stock was among stock movers with a stock price of
9.65+1.60 (+19.88%). Other stocks that moved were Signature Aviation plc (BBAVF) with a stock price of 4.1000+1.5400 (+60.16%) and Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMFM) stock closing at 14.53+2.53 (+21.08%).

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

Stock gainers

Surface Oncology Inc. (SURF):5.95,+ 2.07 +53.35%
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB): 17.40,+4.65 +36.47%
LMP Automotive Holdings Inc. (LMPX) 9.54,+2.43 +34.18%

Stock losers

Luckin Coffee Inc. ADR (LK): 2.01, -0.81 -28.72%
ShiftPixy Inc. (PIXY): 5.36, -1.80 -25.14%
Entera Bio Ltd. (ENTX): 2.08, -0.62 -23.03%

Most active stocks

Luckin Coffee Inc. ADR (LK): 2.01, -0.81 -28.72%
Surface Oncology Inc. (SURF): 5.95,+ 2.07 53.35%
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH): 14.03, 1.25 +9.78%

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

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Industrials were the best performing sector +0.17%, Energy was the worst-performing sector -1.48%.

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for May 21, 2020
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for May 21, 2020

Source: https://eresearch.fidelity.com/eresearch/markets_sectors/sectors/sectors_in_market.jhtml

Stock market update

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