Stock market news for US stock market, February 26, 2020
A mixed trading session for the US stocks, US stock market trying to stabilize after the latest two-day intense selloff. Nasdaq was the only major index with small gains. Dow 30 and S&P 500 has moderate losses, small-cap stocks had the biggest selling pressure as Russell 2000 closed lower more than 1%.
How stock market, US stocks closed on Wednesday, February 26, 2020-Financial and business news
- S&P 500: 3,116.39,-11.82(-0.38%)
- Dow 30: 26,957.59,-123.77(-0.46%)
- Nasdaq: 8,980.77,+15.16(+0.17%)
- Russell 2000: 1,552.76,-19.14(-1.22%)
Stocks biggest gainers
Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (VIR) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
Stocks biggest losers
SmileDirectClub, Inc. (SDC) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks
Nokia Corporation (NOK) was among most active stocks closing at
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
Information Technology was the best performing sector +0.40%, Energy was the worst performing sector -2.97%.
Notable earnings today include Best Buy (BBY), Beyond Meat (BYND), Cronos Group (CRON), Crocs (CROX), AB InBev (BUD), JCPenney (JCP), Sage Therapeutics (SAGE), and TD Ameritrade (AMTD, iQIYI (IQ) Workday (WDAY), Dell Technologies (DELL), Autodesk (ADSK), VMWare (VMW), AMC Entertainment (AMC).
Important economic news today are USD Durable Goods Orders, USD Gross Domestic Product Annualized, USD Personal Consumption, USD Pending Home Sales.
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This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA , Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.