Stock market news
A correction for the US stock market on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, although Nasdaq closed flat.
How stock market, US stocks closed on Tuesday, February 18, 2020-Financial and business news
- S&P 500: 3,370.29,-9.87(-0.29%)
- Dow 30: 29,232.19,-165.91(-0.56%)
- Nasdaq: 9,732.74,+1.56(+0.02%)
- Russell 2000: 1,683.52, -4.06(-0.24%)
Stocks biggest gainers
Legg Mason, Inc. (LM) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
Stocks biggest losers
Fluor Corporation (FLR) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks
Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (SPCE) was among most active stocks closing at 30.30+1.62 (+5.65%).
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
Utilities was the best performing sector +0.79%, Financial was the worst performing sector -0.89%.
“Economic data releases scheduled for Wednesday include the Census Bureau’s monthly report on housing starts and building permits, and the Labor Department’s January producer price index.”, Source: Yahoo Finance.
There is also the release of Fed meeting minutes.
Notable earnings today include Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR), Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd (HOLI), Jack in the Box Inc (JACK).
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This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA , Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.