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26 Mar: Stock market news March 25, 2020

US stock market news A second consecutive day with gains for Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Russell 200, but not for Nasdaq. Tech stocks were the laggard stocks on March 25, 2020. At the close the latest update for the major stock indexes is: S&P 500: 2,475.56,+28.23(+1.15%) Dow 30: 21,200.55,+495.64(+2.39%) Nasdaq: 7,384.29,-33.56(-0.45%) Russell 2000: 1,112.31,+15.75(+1.44%) Stocks biggest gainers MFA Financial, Inc. SR NT 42 (MFO) was among stock gainers with a stock price at close of 9.05+4.55 (+101.11%). Stocks biggest losers Via Varejo S.A. (GBXPY) was among stock losers with a stock price at close of 1.5500-1.0734 (-40.92%). Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks Ford Motor Company (F) was among the most active stocks with a stock price at close of 5.39+0.44 (+8.89%). Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance Industrials were the best performing sector +5.29%, Communication Services were the worst=performing sector -1.59%. Source: https://eresearch.fidelity.com/eresearch/goto/markets_sectors/landing.jhtml Stock…

25 Mar: Stock market news March 24, 2020

US stock market rallies, S&P 500 has the biggest gain in almost 12 years “U.S. stocks had the best day in almost a dozen years as investors rediscovered their appetite for risk with Congress closing in on an unprecedented spending bill to prop up the slumping economy. The dollar halted a 10-day winning streak. The S&P 500 rebounded from the lowest level since 2016, notching a third straight Tuesday turnaround — and the biggest one-day gain since October 2008 — after starting the week with a rout. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose more than 11% to clock its biggest advance since 1933.” Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-23/asian-stocks-look-to-steady-dollar-gains-markets-wrap The expectation for a $2 trillion stimulus bill to help and support the U.S. economy is the main cause of this stock market rally. Stock market today S&P 500: 2,447.33,+209.93(+9.38%) Dow 30: 20,704.91,+2,112.98(+11.37%) Nasdaq: 7,417.86,+557.18(+8.12%) Russell 2000: 1,096.54,+94.12(+9.39%) Stocks biggest gainers Air Lease Corporation (AL) was…