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Stock market today October 9, 2020

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A third consecutive day with gains for the US stock market. All major stock indices closed higher, tech stocks outperformed. How the US stock market closed today:

S&P 500: 3,477.13,+30.30(+0.88%)
Dow 30: 28,586.90,+161.39(+0.57%)
Nasdaq: 11,579.94,+158.96(+1.39%)
Russell 2000: 1,637.13,+8.58(+0.53%)

Stock market news

“Stocks traded higher Friday as investors continued to mull chances of a virus-relief package amid mixed signals from officials as to what size of a proposal they might support.

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq each posted their best weekly gain since July as of Friday’s close, rising about 3.7% and 4.6%, respectively. The Dow gained 3.3% on the week for its best gain since August.

Traders have closely monitored developments out of Washington to weigh whether a comprehensive or partial stimulus package might emerge before Election Day on Nov. 3, with additional relief measures viewed as a key tenet in encouraging the recovery in the virus-stricken economy. The Department of Labor’s weekly report on new jobless claims Thursday morning showed a worse than expected 840,000 individuals filed for first-time unemployment insurance benefits last week, though continuing claims dipped back below 11 million for the first time since late March.”

Stock market data: Yahoo Finance

Stocks today

Stocks that were trending today, stocks that moved today:

Just Energy Group Inc. (JE): 6.41+0.81 (+14.46%)

Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX): 120.94+14.95 (+14.11%)

VivoPower International PLC (VVPR): 16.28+6.19 (+61.35%)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD): 83.10-3.41 (-3.94%)

All stock quotes, stock prices as of the close of the US stock market today.


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