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Stock market report August 12 2019

US stock market report August 12 2019

U.S. stocks fell Monday after escalating protests in Hong Kong weighed on already-dampened investor sentiment.
Losses accelerated into the final hour of trading as U.S. Treasury yields tumbled. Monday marked the ninth consecutive trading session of an at least 1% intraday move in the S&P 500.

Source: Yahoo Finance

This is the summary for US stock market at close on Monday August 12 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,883.09,-35.56(-1.22%)
  • Dow 30: 25,897.71,-389.73(-1.48%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,863.41,-95.73(-1.20%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,493.46,-19.58(-1.29%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.6390,-0.0950(-5.48%)
  • Vix: 21.09,+3.12(+17.36%)

Stocks gainers

Sirius Minerals Plc (SRUXF) was the stock with largest gains closing at $0.6100+%0.4955 (+432.65%).

Stocks losers

Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL) was the stock with largest losses closing at $16.75-$21.42 (-56.12%).

GGAL daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) was among the most active stocks closing at $32.43-$1.76 (-5.15%).

AMD daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

All sectors closed lower indicative of the selling pressure for stocks and equities. Real Estate was the best performing sector -0.27%, Financials was the worst performing sector -1.92%, Source: Fidelity

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are Tilray (TLRY), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), JD.com (JD), The RealReal (REAL), and IZEA Worldwide Inc (IZEA).

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Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

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

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