Stock market news January 3 2020 The US stock market closed lower on Friday, January 3, 2020 with geopolitical news and concerns having a significant impact. All major US stock market indexes closed lower. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Friday, January 3, 2020: Stock market today S&P 500: 3,234.85,-23.00(-0.71%) Dow 30: 28,634.88,-233.92(-0.81%) Nasdaq: 9,020.77,-71.42(-0.79%) Russell 2000: 1,660.87,-7.60(-0.46%) There was buying interest for bonds as the 10-Yr Bond yield dropped and closed at 1.7880,-0.0940(-4.99%). The Vix index closed at 14.02,+1.55(+12.43%). Stocks biggest gainers Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 93.56+9.47 (+11.26%). Stocks biggest losers Incyte Corporation (INCY) was among stocks biggest losers closing at 77.90-8.07 (-9.39%). Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) was among most active stocks closing at 5.60-0.05 (-0.88%). U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance Real Estate was the best performing sector +0.81%, Materials was the worst performing sector -1.62%. 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.