Stock market report August 19 2019

US stock market report August 19 2019

The first trading session of the week August 19- August 23 2019 started with strong gains for the US stock market. Buying interest for stocks sent all 3 major stock market indices closing higher. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Monday August 19 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,923.65,+34.97(+1.21%)
  • Dow 30: 26,135.79,+249.78(+0.96%)
  • Nasdaq: 8,002.81,+106.82(+1.35%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,508.85,+15.21(+1.02%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.5980,+0.0590(+3.83%)
  • Vix: 16.88,-1.59(-8.61%)

Stocks gainers

China Dili Group (RNHEF) was the stock with largest gains closing at $0.3117+$0.0657 (+26.69%).

Stocks losers

PG&E Corporation (PCG) was the stock with largest losses closing at $10.67-$3.61 (-25.28%).

PCG daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) was among the most active stocks closing at $1.6000+$0.2100 (+15.11%).

CHK daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Energy was the best performing sector +2.14%, Utilities was the worst performing sector +0.69%, Source: Fidelity

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Stock market data

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

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


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