Dow Jones futures fell in volatile fashion late Wednesday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, amid a slew of China news. The stock market rally took a hit Wednesday on reports that a China trade deal may not happen until 2020, though the major indexes pared losses
All major US stock market indices closed higher with gains over 0.80%. Buying interest for stocks was evident during the whole trading session.This is the summary for US stock market at close on Wednesday August 21 2019:
S&P 500: 2,924.43,+23.92(+0.82%)
Dow 30: 26,202.73,+240.29(+0.93%)
Russell 2000: 1,509.85,+11.84(+0.79%)
10-Yr Bond: 1.5770,+0.0160(+1.02%)
Target Corporation (TGT) was the stock with largest gains closing at $103.00+$17.47 (+20.43%).
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (RLLCF) was the stock with largest losses closing at $0.0075-$0.0024 (-24.24%).
Stock investing – Most active stocks
Pinduoduo Inc. (PDD) was among the most active stocks closing at $30.11+$4.15 (+15.99%).
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
All sectors had gains, Consumer Discretionary was the best performing sector for a seconf consecutive day, +1.83%, Consumer Staples was the worst performing sector +0.34%, Source: Fidelity.
US stock market earnings today
Some of the companies releasing earnings today are Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS), Gap (GPS). Salesforce.com (CRM), Hormel Foods (HRL) and Ross Stores (ROST).