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20 Aug: Stock market news for August 19, 2020

Stock market news A lower close today for the US stock market. Major stock indexes erased some moderate gains after the release of the FOMC minutes. At the close on August 19, 2020 the numbers for the US stock market were: S&P 500: 3,374.85,-14.93(-0.44%)Dow 30: 27,692.88,-85.19(-0.31%)Nasdaq: 11,146.46,-64.38(-0.57%)Russell 2000: 1,572.07,+2.30(+0.15%) Stock market data: Yahoo Finance Stock market volatility The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) closed higher at 22.54+1.03 (+4.79%). Stock movers BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN) stock fell more than 30% with a stock price at the close of 76.71-41.83 (-35.28%). Stock gainers Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MNTA): 52.12,+ 21.31 +69.17%Harmony Biosciences Holdings Inc. (HRMY): 37.01,+ 13.01 +54.21%Hudson Ltd. Cl A (HUD): 7.46,+ 2.33 +45.42% Stock losers BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN): 76.72, -41.83 -35.28%Galapagos N.V. ADR (GLPG): 141.00, -47.08 -25.03%Vipshop Holdings Ltd. ADR (VIPS): 19.26, -4.65 -19.45% Most active stocks Bank of America Corp. (BAC): 25.50, -0.03 -0.12%Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MNTA): 52.12,+ 21.31 +69.17%American Airlines Group…