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Stock market news March 18, 2020

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%).

BNTX daily stock chart
BNTX daily stock chart

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%).

NRZ daily stock chart
NRZ daily stock chart

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%).

ET daily stock chart
ET daily stock chart

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%

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance, March 18, 2020
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance, March 18, 2020

Stock earnings

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

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA, Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.

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