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02 Aug: Stock market report August 1 2019

US stock market report August 1 2019

A trading session with significant volatility as the stock market went up for plenty of time but news that further tariffs will be imposed from US to China goods was enough to send the major indices closing at lower levels as a selloff was evident for the majority of stocks. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Thursday August 1 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,953.56,-26.82(-0.90%)
  • Dow 30: 26,583.42,-280.85(-1.05%)
  • Nasdaq: 8,111.12,-64.30(-0.79%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,550.76,-23.84(-1.51%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.8940,-0.1270(-6.28%)
  • Vix: 17.87,+1.75(+10.86%)

Stocks gainers

Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN) was the stock with largest gains closing at $45.01+$15.87 (+54.46%).

MYGN daily stock chart

Stocks losers

Pluralsight, Inc. (PS) was the stock with largest losses closing at
$18.56-$12.13 (-39.52%).

PS daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) was among the most active stocks closing at $29.49-$1.19 (-3.88%).

BAC daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Utilities was the best performing sector +1.01%, Financials was the worst performing sector -2.32%, Source: Fidelity

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are Hennessy Advisors Inc (HNNA), Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM), Sprint Corp (S), Chevron Corp (CVX), Infinity Energy Resources Inc (INFY) and Seagate Technology PLC (STX).

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

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This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist