Stock market news January 8 2020
Stocks have surged while oil and gold have fallen following President Donald Trump’s response to Iran’s attack on two Iraqi bases housing US troops — more sanctions but no armed response.Yahoo Finance
The US stock market closed higher on Wedenesday, January 8, 2020. All major US stock market indexes closed higher. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Wednesday, January 8, 2020:
How stock market closed today, Financial and business news
- S&P 500: 3,253.05,+15.87(+0.49%)
- Dow 30: 28,745.09+161.41(+0.56%)
- Nasdaq: 9,129.24,+60.66(+0.67%)
- Russell 2000: 1,663.59,+5.29(+0.32%)
Stocks biggest gainers
Luckin Coffee Inc. (LK) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
39.46 +4.35 (+12.39%).
Stocks biggest losers
EQT Corporation (EQT) was among stocks biggest losers closing at 9.13 -1.16 (-11.27%).
Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks
Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER) was among most active stocks closing at 33.93+1.12 (+3.41%).
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
Information Technology was the best performing sector +1.03%, Energy was the worst performing sector -1.74%.
Stock market update
This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.