US stock market news
Stocks fell and Dow closed below the 20,000 level as another sell-off hit the US stock market. Oil dropped to an 18-year low.
How stock market, US stocks closed on Wednesday, March 18, 2020-Financial and business news
- S&P 500: 2,398.10,-131.09(-5.18%)
- Dow 30: 19,898.92,-1,338.46(-6.30%)
- Nasdaq: 6,989.84,-344.94(-4.70%)
- Russell 2000: 991.16,-115.34(-10.42%)
Stocks biggest gainers
BioNTech SE (BNTX) was among stock gainers with a stock price at close of 92.00+25.40 (+38.14%).
Stocks biggest losers
New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ) was among stock losers with a stock price at close of 5.73-4.12 (-41.83%).
Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks
Energy Transfer LP (ET) was among the most active stocks with a stock price at close of 4.5600-0.6900 (-13.14%).
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
All sectors closed lower. Communication Services were the best-performing sector -2.82%, Energy was the worst-performing sector -14.28%
Notable earnings today include Darden Restaurants (DRI).
Stock market update
All data about the stock market, stocks, stock investing, stock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity, and stockcharts.com.
This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA, Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.