Stock market report September 18 2019

US stock market report September 18 2019

On Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee cut rates by 25 basis points for the second consecutive time, citing increased signs of weakness in geopolitical conditions abroad. The target federal funds rate is now in a range of 2% to 2.25%. “This is a time of difficult judgments and, as you can see, disparate perspectives,” Powell said. “I really do think that’s nothing but healthy.”

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The main financial and economic event was the Fed decision to cut rates by 25 basis points. The US stock market reacted with volatility as what happened was stocks to fall and then rebound after the Fed decision made public and the press conference by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. This is the summary for the US stock market at close on Wednesday September 18 2019:

  • S&P 500: 3,006.73,+1.03(+0.03%)
  • Dow 30: 27,147.08,+36.28(+0.13%)
  • Nasdaq: 8,177.39,-8.63(-0.11%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,568.34,-9.95(-0.63%)

Stocks gainers

Cielo S.A. (CIOXY) was the stock with biggest gains closing at $2.1100+$0.1800 (+9.33%).

Stocks losers

Roku, Inc. (ROKU) was the stock with biggest losses closing at $129.88-$20.64 (-13.71%).

ROKU daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Ambev S.A. (ABEV) was among the most active stocks closing at $4.6800-$0.0900 (-1.89%).

ABEV daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Utilities was the best performing sector +0.47%, Energy was the worst performing sector -0.42%.

Stock market data

All data about stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.



Stock market report August 22 2019

US stock market report August 22 2019

A mixed trading session for the US stock market as S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed lower but Dow 30 had moderate gains. This is the summary for the US stock market at close on Thursday August 22 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,922.95,-1.48(-0.05%)
  • Dow 30: 26,252.24,+49.51(+0.19%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,991.39,-28.82(-0.36%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,506.00,-3.85(-0.25%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.6100,+0.0330(+2.09%)
  • Vix: 16.68,+0.88(+5.57%)

Stocks gainers

Samsonite International S.A. (SMSEY) was the stock with largest gains closing at $10.72+$1.60 (+17.54%).

Stocks losers

Alfa, S. A. B. de C. V. (ALFFF) was the stock with largest losses closing at $0.7501-$0.1122 (-13.01%).

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Ambev S.A. (ABEV) was among the most active stocks closing at $4.5900-$0.0600 (-1.29%).

ABEV daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Financials was the best performing sector +0.62%, Materials was the worst performing sector -0.70%, Source: Fidelity

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are
Ability Inc (ABIL), Foot Locker Inc (FL), USA Technologies Inc (USATP) and Meredith Corp (MDP).

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.


Stock market news May 17 2019


US stock market summary May 17 2019

US stock market closed lower on Friday, May 17 2019 after 3 consecutive days of gains.Stocks fell again with news on trade war between US and China. Summary of US stock market at close on May 17 2019:

  • S&P 500:2,859.53-16.79(-0.58%)
  • Dow 30:25,764.00-98.68(-0.38%)
  • Nasdaq:7,816.28-81.76(-1.04%)
  • Russell 2000:1,535.76-21.48(-1.38%)
  • 10-Yr Bond : 2.3930-0.0120(-0.50%)
  • Vix: 15.96+0.67(+4.38%)

Stocks gainers

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF-A) was the stock with largest gains closing at $15.60 +$2.00 (+14.71%).

Stocks losers

Rogers Corporation (ROG) was the stock with largest losses closing at $142.04-$30.82 (-17.83%).


Stock investing – Most active stocks

Ambev S.A. (ABEV) was among the most active stocks closing at $4.0500-$0.0900 (-2.17%).

ABEV daily stock chart
ABEV daily stock chart


Stock market news

Stock market data

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