Stock market news March 9 2020

Stock market news, US stock market, March 9, 2020

A 7% drop for all major US stock market indices and a decline of 25%-30% for oil prices were the dominant news on Monday, March 9, 2020. Circuit breakers were activated for the US stock market as the decline for major stock indices was more than 7% within the first minutes of the trading session.

How stock market, US stocks closed on Monday, March 9, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 2,746.56,-225.81(-7.60%)
  • Dow 30: 23,851.02,-2,013.76(-7.79%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,950.68,-624.94(-7.29%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,313.44,-135.78(-9.37%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEP) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 9.22+0.48 (+5.49%).

KEP daily stock chart
KEP daily stock chart

Stocks biggest losers

Apache Corporation (APA) was among stocks biggest losers closing at 9.55-11.15 (-53.86%).

APA daily stock chart
APA daily stock chart

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) was among most active stocks closing at 12.51-13.56 (-52.01%).

OXY daily stock chart
OXY daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

All sectors closed lower. Energy was the worst performing sector -20.08%, Consumer Staples was the best performing sctor -4.41%.

Stocks earnings

Notable earnings today include Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS).

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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