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Stock market news March 6 2020

Stock market news for US stock market, March 6, 2020

A second consecutive day of a selloff for the US stock market on March 6, 2020. Stocks declined as fears related to the coronavirus outbreak remain elevated and there is a risk-off sentiment present at financial markets. The stock market selloff and selling pressure for stocks at the close of the trading session was reduced, and major stock market indices closed off their intraday lows.

How stock market, US stocks closed on Friday, March 6, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 2,972.37,-51.57(-1.71%)
  • Dow 30: 25,864.78,-256.50(-0.98%)
  • Nasdaq: 8,575.62,-162.97(-1.86%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,449.22,-29.60(-2.00%)

Stocks biggest gainers

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
17.00+3.56 (+26.49%).

TGNA daily stock chart
TGNA daily stock chart

Stocks biggest losers

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
6.50-1.31 (-16.77%).

WPX daily stock chart
WPX daily stock chart

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) was among most active stocks closing at
161.57-4.70 (-2.83%).

MSFT daily stock chart
MSFT daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Health Care was the best performing sector -0.52%, Energy was the worst performing sector -5.61%.

Stock market update

All data about stock market, stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity, and stockcharts.com.

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



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