US Stock Market News November 1 2019

Stock Market News November 1 2019

The US stock market closed higher the first trading session of November 2019 as a strong jobs report inspired optimism. S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record highs.

U.S. stocks jumped Friday and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record highs after the October jobs report came in well above consensus expectations.
The S&P 500 ended at 3,066.91, a record close, and just 0.04 points below the all-time intraday high it also reached during Friday’s session. The Nasdaq posted a record closing high of 8,386.4. And the Dow ended just 0.04% below its recent closing high from mid-July.

Source: Yahoo Finance

This is the summary for US stock market at close on Friday November 1, 2019:

  • S&P 500: 3,066.91,+29.35(+0.97%)
  • Dow 30: 27,347.36,+301.13(+1.11%)
  • Nasdaq: 8,386.40,+94.04(+1.13%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,589.33,+26.88(+1.72%)

Stocks biggest gainers

BeiGene, Ltd. (BGNE) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at $189.56+$51.22 (+37.02%).

BGNE daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET) was among stocks biggest losers closing at $185.30-$59.27 (-24.23%).

ANET daily stock chart | stocks| stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Pinterest, Inc. (PINS) was among most active stocks closing at $20.86-$4.28 (-17.02%).

PINS daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Energy was the best performing sector +2.51%, Real Estate was the worst performing sector -0.28%.

Stock market update

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.