Stock Market News October 18 2019 US stock market closed lower with a focus on earnings and lower GDP growth from China. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Friday, October 18, 2019: S&P 500: 2,986.20,-11.75(-0.39%) Dow 30: 26,770.20,-255.68(-0.95%) Nasdaq: 8,089.54,-67.31(-0.83%) Russell 2000: 1,535.48,-6.36(-0.41%) Stocks biggest gainers Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (HEP) was among stocks biggest winners closing at $23.13+$1.87 (+8.80%). Stocks biggest losers Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL) was among stocks biggest losers closing at $26.28-$9.10 (-25.72%). Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks Ford Motor Company (F) was among the most active stocks closing at$9.29 +$0.18 (+1.98%). U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance Real Estate was the best performing sector closing at +0.98%, Information Technology was the worst performing sector closing at -0.91%. Stock market update All data about stocks , stock investing, stock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com. This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist. Stock market today Stock market news, investing, trading.