February 15, 2020
Stock market news February 14 2020
S&P 500 and Nasdaq end at records to end week, amid signs of soft retail sales, coronavirus spread. Retail sales gains were muted in January and industrial production declined but consumer confidence was near a 15-year high in early February. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 finished at records Friday, after bouncing between small gains and losses, as investors parsed mixed data on the strength of the U.S. consumer and monitored the spread of COVID-19 in China. For the week, the Dow advanced 1%, the S&P 500 1.6%, and the Nasdaq 2.2%.Source: MarketWatch
How stock market, US stocks closed on Friday, February 14, 2020-Financial and business news
- S&P 500: 3,380.16,+6.22(+0.18%)
- Dow 30: 29,398.08,-25.23(-0.09%)
- Nasdaq: 9,731.18,+19.21(+0.20%)
- Russell 2000: 1,687.58,-6.15(-0.36%)
Stocks biggest gainers
The Chemours Company (CC) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 19.37+3.69 (+23.53%).
Stocks biggest losers
CarGurus, Inc. (CARG) was among stocks biggest losers closing at 25.05-9.05 (-26.54%).
Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks
Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (SPCE) was among most active stocks, closing at 28.68+5.02 (+21.22%).
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
Real Estate was the best performing sector +1.11%, Energy was the worst performing sector -0.81%
Stock market update
This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA , Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.