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18 Aug: Stock market news for August 17, 2020

Stock market news

The latest stock market news for August 17, 2020. The US stock market closed higher, Nasdaq closed at a record high.

US stock market at the close on August 17, 2020

S&P 500: 3,381.99,+9.14(+0.27%)
Dow 30: 27,844.91,-86.11(-0.31%)
Nasdaq: 11,129.73,+110.42(+1.00%)
Russell 2000: 1,585.47,+7.59(+0.48%)

Stock market volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) closed lower at 21.35-0.70 (-3.17%).

Stock movers

Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK) stock closed higher at 118.13+24.77 (+26.53%).

Stock gainers

LMP Automotive Holdings Inc. (LMPX): 11.81,+ 4.41 +59.59%
RISE Education Cayman Ltd. ADR (REDU): 5.80,+ 1.83 +46.10%
LSB Industries Inc. (LXU): 3.03,+ 0.87 +40.28%

Stock losers

Unity Biotechnology Inc. (UBX): 4.15, -8.28 -66.61%
Interpace Biosciences Inc. (IDXG): 3.88, -1.90 -32.87%
ThermoGenesis Holdings Inc. (THMO): 3.66, -1.07 -22.62%

Most active stocks

NIO Inc. ADR (NIO):14.05,+ 0.95 +7.25%
Ford Motor Co. (F): 6.98, -0.06 -0.85%
Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. (SRNE): 12.10, -0.34 -2.73%

Stock market source: https://www.wsj.com/market-data/stocks

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

The Consumer Discretionary was the best performing sector +1.21%, the Financials sector was the worst performing sector -1.54%.

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for August 17, 2020
Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for August 17, 2020

ource: Fidelity

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