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Stock market today August 19, 2020

Stock market today

A lower close today for the US stock market. Major stock indexes erased some moderate gains after the release of the FOMC minutes. At the close today the numbers for the US stock market were:

S&P 500: 3,374.85,-14.93(-0.44%)
Dow 30: 27,692.88,-85.19(-0.31%)
Nasdaq: 11,146.46,-64.38(-0.57%)
Russell 2000: 1,572.07,+2.30(+0.15%)

Stock market data: Yahoo Finance

Stock market news

“Apple (AAPL) on Wednesday became the first US company worth more than $2 trillion, after shares climbed more than 1% to above the key threshold of $467.77 per share in intraday trading. Meanwhile, Target (TGT) and Lowe’s (LOW) each reported second-quarter results before market open that handily topped consensus expectations, as consumers turned to each retailer in droves during the pandemic and as stay-in-place orders were in effect.”

Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/stock-market-news-live-august-19-2020-221817551.html

Commodities

At 4:25 PM, ET time the crude oil price was lower, gold price too was lower.

Crude Oil: 42.85,-0.04(-0.09%)
Gold: 1,946.70,-66.40(-3.30%)

Bonds

Treasury Yield 10 Years (TNX): 0.6750+0.0060 (+0.90%)
As of 2:59 PM EDT. Market open.


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