Stock market today May 18, 2020

Stock market today

A rally today for the US stock market, Dow gained more than 900 points. At the close today the latest stock market update is as follows:

S&P 500: 2,953.90,+90.20(+3.15%)
Dow 30: 24,597.37,+911.95(+3.85%)
Nasdaq: 9,234.83,+220.27(+2.44%)
Russell 2000: 1,336.64,+79.65(+6.34%)

Stocks today

Positive mood on hopes about a Moderna coronavirus vaccine and comments dueing the weekend by the Fed chairman that there will additional measures to support the US economy if needed, and his optimism as said do not bet against the US economy, with a possible recovery during the second half of the year fuelled today this rally.

Moderna, Inc. (MRNA) stock was among the most active stocks today with a stock price at close of 80.00+13.31 (+19.96%).

Moderna, Inc. (MRNA) stock daily chart
Moderna, Inc. (MRNA) stock

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (VIR) stock also jumped today and closed at 40.10+9.75 (+32.13%).

Stock market source: Yahoo Finance, Stockscharts

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