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20 Feb: Stock market news February 19 2020

Stock market news Stock market update, how stock market closed today, stock news, stock trading, stock investing, stock prices, stock market news, US stock market, Wednesday, February 19, 2020: Another stock market rally, all major US stock market indexes closed higher with demand for tech stocks as Nasdaq had the biggest gains among other stock market indices. How stock market, US stocks closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020-Financial and business news S&P 500: 3,386.15,+15.86(+0.47%) Dow 30: 29,348.03,+115.84(+0.40%) Nasdaq: 9,817.18,+84.44(+0.87%) Russell 2000: 1,692.57,+9.05(+0.54%) Stocks biggest gainers Enphase Energy, Inc. (ENPH) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 57.22+17.05 (+42.44%). Stocks biggest losers Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) was among stocks biggest losers closing at 24.09-5.30 (-18.02%). Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (SPCE) was among most active stocks closing at 37.35+7.05 (+23.27%). U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance Energy was the best performing sector +1.32%, Real Estate was the worst performing sector -1.36%. Economic data Economic data for today which may move the stock market, stocks. “The Philadelphia Fed will release its February business activity outlook survey Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. ET. Consensus economists expect the report will show manufacturing activity weakened slightly in the region in February versus January, with the headline index dropping to 11.0 from 17.0. February’s print had marked the highest level since May 2019.”, source: Yahoo Finance Stock earnings Notable earnings today include Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCLH), Southern Co (SO), Universal Display Corp (OLED), Newmont Corporation (NEM). Stock market update All data about stock market, stocks , stock investing, stock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com. This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA , Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.