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Stock market today August 10, 2020

Stock market today

A mixed close today for the US stock market. Tech stocks declined, small-cap stocks rose, Dow Jones outperformed and gained more than 350 points and S&P 500 rose for the seventh straight session. These are the closing numbers for the US stock market today.

S&P 500: 3,360.47,+9.19(+0.27%)
Dow 30: 27,791.44,+357.96(+1.30%)
Nasdaq: 10,968.36,-42.63(-0.39%)
Russell 2000: 1,584.13,+14.94(+0.95%)

Commodities

As of 4:09 PM, ET time today oil price was higher more than 1.9% and gold price was higher more than 0.30%.

Crude Oil: 42.02,+0.80(+1.94%)
Gold: 2,035.30,+7.30(+0.36%)

Bonds

The 10-Yr Bond yield was higher at 0.5740,+0.0120(+2.14%) as of 4:11 PM, Et time.

Economic news

“Job openings in the US rose by 518,000 to 5.889 million in June, from the 5.371 million in May, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Monday in its Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS).

Consensus economists had expected job openings to decline to 5.3 million.

The percentage of layoffs and discharges in June held steady at 1.4% to match May’s rate. Meanwhile, the quits rate rose to 1.9% in June, rising further from the April low of 1.3%, but coming in well below the recent high of 2.9% in August 2018. A higher quits rate typically corresponds to greater confidence in regaining another job in the labor market.”

Stock market data: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/stock-market-news-live-august-10-2020-222333493.html

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