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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

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

Weekly US stock market report for July 15-19 2019

US stock market weekly update July 15-July 19 2019

All major US stock market indices ended the week of July 15-July 19 2019 with losses. This is the weekly update for US stock market:

Dow Jones Industrial Average : Close at 27,154 , -0.7% for the week, +16.4% YTD
S&P 500 Index : Close at 2,977 , -1.2% for the week, +18.7% YTD
NASDAQ : Close at 8,146 , – 1.2% for the week, +22.8% YTD
Source: Bloomberg

Still significant gains for US stocks on YTD basis. Technology stocks, equities are leading in gains in 2019.

US stock market report for Friday July 19 2019

Moderate losses for the last day of the week July 15-July 22 2019 for the US stock market. This is the summary at close on Friday July 19 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,976.61,-18.50(-0.62%)
  • Dow 30: 27,154.20,-68.77(-0.25%)
  • Nasdaq: 8,146.49,-60.75(-0.74%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,547.90,-7.73(-0.50%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 2.0480,+0.0100(+0.49%)
  • Vix: 14.45,+0.92(+6.80%)

Stocks gainers

Dillard’s, Inc. (DDS) was the stock with largest gains closing at 79.35+15.35 (+23.98%).

Stocks losers

Cielo S.A. (CIOXY) was the stock with largest losses closing at $1.7599-$0.1301 (-6.88%).

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) was among the most active stocks closing at
$136.62+$0.20 (+0.15%).

MSFT daily stock chart

Stock market data

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