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Stock market report August 29 2019

US stock market report August 29 2019

A second consecutive day with gains for the US stock market mainly because China said it won’t retaliate on new tariffs, possibly a very important change in this trade war between USA and China. Emotion and sentiment for risk are a key driver for the stocks other than earnings reports. This is the summary for the US stock market at close on Thursday August 29 1019:

  • S&P 500: 2,924.58,+36.64(+1.27%)
  • Dow 30: 26,362.25,+326.15(+1.25%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,973.39,+116.51(+1.48%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,496.72,+24.01(+1.63%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.5160,+0.0500(+3.41%)
  • Vix: 17.88,-1.47(-7.60%)

Stocks gainers

Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) was the stock with biggest gains closing at $24.01+$4.41 (+22.50%).

NTNX daily stock chart

Stocks losers

Micro Focus International plc (MFGP) was the stock with biggest losses closing at $12.98-$5.91 (-31.29%).

MFGP daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) was among the most active stocks closing at $3.7800+$0.0300 (+0.80%).

SAN daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Industrials was the best performing sector +1.77%, Consumer Staples was the worst performing sector 0.00%.

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are Big Lots Inc (BIG), Campbell Soup Co (CPB), and USA Technologies Inc (USATP).

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks , stock investing, stock 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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