Stock market news February 20 2020

Stock market news for US stock market, US stocks, February 20, 2020

A decline for the US stock market after the recent record highs. Russell 2000 closed higher, all other 3 major US stock market indices closed lower. Tech stocks took the biggest hit.

How stock market, US stocks closed on Thursday, February 20, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,373.23,-12.92(-0.38%)
  • Dow 30: 29,219.98,-128.05(-0.44%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,750.96,-66.21(-0.67%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,696.07,+3.50(+0.21%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
157.99+62.53 (+65.50%).

STMP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
STMP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Aaron’s, Inc. (AAN) was among stocks biggest losers closing at 45.45-10.70 (-19.06%).

AAN daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
AAN daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Morgan Stanley (MS) was among most active stocks closing at 53.75-2.56 (-4.55%).

MS daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
MS daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Real Estate was the best performing sector +1.15%, Information Technology was the worst performing sector, -1.01%.

Economic data

“Market participants will receive a check on the health of the U.S. manufacturing and services sectors in a set of economic data and earnings reports Friday.

IHS Markit is set to release its preliminary February U.S. purchasing managers’ index (PMI) at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Consensus economists expect the manufacturing PMI will pare back slightly to 51.5 from January’s three-month low of 51.9 in January. The services PMI will likely hold steady at 53.4, according to consensus estimates. Readings above the neutral level of 50 indicate expansion.”, source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/deere-earnings-purchasing-managers-indices-what-to-know-in-markets-friday-001025316.html

Stock earnings

Notable earnings today include Deere & Co (DE), WABCO Holdings Inc (WBC).

Stock market update

All data about stock market, stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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

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%).

ENPH daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
ENPH daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) was among stocks biggest losers
closing at 24.09-5.30 (-18.02%).

SGMS  daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
SGMS daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

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%).

SPCE daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
SPCE daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

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 investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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

Stock market news February 18 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, Tuesday, February 18, 2020:

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
50.66+9.94 (+24.41%).

LM daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
LM daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Fluor Corporation (FLR) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
14.79-4.75 (-24.31%).

FLR daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
FLR daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

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%).

SPCE daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
SPCE daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Utilities was the best performing sector +0.79%, Financial was the worst performing sector -0.89%.

Economic data

“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.

Stock earnings

Notable earnings today include Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR), Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd (HOLI), Jack in the Box Inc (JACK).

Stock market update

All data about stock market, stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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



Stock market news February 14 2020

Stock market news February 14 2020

Stock market update, how stock market closed today, stock news, stock trading, stock investing, stock prices, stock market news, US stock market, Friday, 14, 2020:

S&P 500 and Nasdaq end at records to end week, amid signs of soft retail sales, coronavirus spread. Retail sales gains were muted in January and industrial production declined but consumer confidence was near a 15-year high in early February. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 finished at records Friday, after bouncing between small gains and losses, as investors parsed mixed data on the strength of the U.S. consumer and monitored the spread of COVID-19 in China. For the week, the Dow advanced 1%, the S&P 500 1.6%, and the Nasdaq 2.2%.

Source: MarketWatch

How stock market, US stocks closed on Friday, February 14, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,380.16,+6.22(+0.18%)
  • Dow 30: 29,398.08,-25.23(-0.09%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,731.18,+19.21(+0.20%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,687.58,-6.15(-0.36%)

Stocks biggest gainers

The Chemours Company (CC) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 19.37+3.69 (+23.53%).

CC daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
CC daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

CarGurus, Inc. (CARG) was among stocks biggest losers closing at 25.05-9.05 (-26.54%).

CARG daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
CARG daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (SPCE) was among most active stocks, closing at 28.68+5.02 (+21.22%).

SPCE daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
SPCE daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Real Estate was the best performing sector +1.11%, Energy was the worst performing sector -0.81%

Stock market update

All data about stock market, stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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

Stock market news February 13 2020

Stock market news February 13 2020

“Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 128.11 points.
The Dow fell 128.11 points, or 0.4%, to 29,423.31. The S&P 500 dipped 0.1% to close at 3,373.94. The Nasdaq Composite slid 0.1% to 9,711.97. Stocks fell as investors grappled with a jump in reported coronavirus cases in China. Retail sales, import prices and consumer sentiment data are all scheduled for release Friday morning. “, Source: CNBC

How stock market, US stocks closed on Thursday, February 13, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,373.94,-5.51(-0.16%)
  • Dow 30: 29,423.31,-128.11(-0.43%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,711.97,-13.99(-0.14%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,693.74,+4.36(+0.26%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Redfin Corporation (RDFN) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 30.11+4.61 (+18.08%).

RDFN daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
RDFN daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (DCPH) was among stocks biggest losers closing at 58.44-10.95 (-15.78%).

DCPH daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
DCPH daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) was among most active stocks closing at 47.32-2.61 (-5.23%).

CSCO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
CSCO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Utilities was the best performing sector +1.02%, Industrials was the worst performing sector -0.69%.

Stock earnings today

Notable earnings today include WABCO Holdings Inc. (WBC), Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT), Yandex N.V. (YNDX).

Stock market update

All data about stock market, stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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

Stock market news February 12 2020

Stock market news for February 12 2020

“Wall Street closed at record highs on Wednesday as news that the coronavirus outbreak could be running out of steam kept buyers in the ring.

Technology shares led the broad-based rally, which pushed all three major U.S. stock averages to fresh highs. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq have now set closing highs for three consecutive sessions. The Dow reached its most recent closing record on Feb 6.”, source: Yahoo Finance

How stock market, US stocks closed on Wednesday, February 12, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,379.45,+21.70(+0.65%)
  • Dow 30: 29,551.42,+275.12(+0.94%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,725.96,+87.02(+0.90%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,689.38,+11.87(+0.71%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Youdao, Inc. (DAO) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 24.00+2.50 (+11.63%).

DAO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
DAO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Insperity, Inc. (NSP) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
71.64-17.44 (-19.58%).

NSP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
NSP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) was among most active stocks closing at 13.45+1.12 (+9.08%).

TEVA daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
TEVA daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Energy was the best performing sector +1.36%, Consumer Staples was the worst performing sector -0.04%.

Stock earnings today

Notable stock earnings today include Kraft-Heinz (KHC), PepsiCo (PEP) , Roku (ROKU), Nvidia (NVDA), YETI (YETI), Expedia (EXPE) and Mattel (MAT).

Stock market update

All data about stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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

Stock market news February 10 2020

Stock market news for February 10 2020

Another day with strong gains for the US stock market.

Feb 10 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose and the Nasdaq hit a record high on Monday, as a recent set of strong domestic economic data and largely upbeat fourth-quarter earnings tempered worries about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on global growth. Of the 324 S&P 500 companies that have reported quarterly results so far, about 71% have beaten earnings estimates, which is above the long-term average of 65%, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.

Stock market source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-stocks-wall-street-higher-170540815.html

How stock market, US stocks closed on Monday, February 10, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,352.09,+24.38(+0.73%)
  • Dow 30: 29,276.82,+174.31(+0.60%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,628.39,+107.88(+1.13%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,667.67,+10.89(+0.66%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Taubman Centers, Inc. (TCO) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
53.12+18.45 (+53.22%).

TCO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
TCO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Alector, Inc. (ALEC) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
29.26-6.02 (-17.06%).

ALEC daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
ALEC daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Slack Technologies, Inc. (WORK) was among most active stocks closing at 26.54+3.55 (+15.44%).

WORK daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
WORK daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Information Technology was the best performing sector +1.35%, Energy was the worst performing sector -0.81%.

Stock earnings today

Notable stock earnings today include Under Armour Inc (UAA), Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT), Hasbro Inc (HAS), LYFT Inc (LYFT), Travelzoo (TZOO).

Stock market update

All data about stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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

Stock market news February 7 2020

Stock market news

Stocks did not continue their 4-day win streak, as the US stock market closed lower. The jobs report was a good one, the US economy added 225,000 payrolls but unemployment ticked up marginally to 3.6%. This is the stock market update at close on Friday, February 7, 2020:

How stock market closed on Friday, February 7, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,327.71,-18.07(-0.54%)
  • Dow 30: 29,102.51,-277.26(-0.94%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,520.51,-51.64(-0.54%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,656.78,-20.68(-1.23%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Youdao, Inc. (DAO) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 21.15+4.77 (+29.12%).

DAO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
DAO daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Ubiquiti Inc. (UI) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
144.95-25.69 (-15.06%).

UI daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
UI daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER) was among most active stocks closing at
40.63+3.54 (+9.54%).

UBER daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
UBER daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Consumer Staples was the best performing sector +0.18%, Materials was the worst performing sector -1.46%.

Stock market update

All data about stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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


Stock market news February 6 2020

Stock market news

The US stock market continued making new highs. Nasdaq had the biggest gains among all major stock market indexes with gains of +0.67%. This is the stock market update at close on Thursday, February 6, 2020.

How stock market closed on Thursday, February 6, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,345.78,+11.09(+0.33%)
  • Dow 30: 29,379.77,+88.92(+0.30%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,572.15,+63.47(+0.67%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,677.46,-4.46(-0.27%)

Stocks biggest gainers

FGL Holdings (FG) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
12.15+1.97 (+19.35%).

FG daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
FG daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Perspecta Inc. (PRSP) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
24.40-5.01 (-17.04%).

PRSP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
PRSP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) was among most active stocks closing at
38.41+5.02 (+15.03%).

TWTR daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
TWTR daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Communication Services was the best performing sector +1.14%, Energy was the worst performing sector -1.04%.

Stock earnings

Notable earnings today include AbbVie Inc (ABBV), Cboe Global Markets Inc (CBOE).

Stock market update

All data about stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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


Stock market news February 5 2020

Stock market news

Another day with strong gains for US stocks, and all major US stock market indexes closing higher. Dow 30 had the biggest gains, followed by Russell 2000. This is the stock market update at close on Wednesday, February 5, 2020:

How stock market closed on Wednesday, February 5, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,334.69,+37.10(+1.13%)
  • Dow 30: 29,290.85,+483.22(+1.68%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,508.68,+40.71(+0.43%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,681.92,+25.15(+1.52%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Biogen Inc. (BIIB) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at 332.87+49.58 (+17.50%).

BIIB daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
BIIB daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) was among stocks biggest losers closing at 734.70-152.36 (-17.18%).

TSLA daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
TSLA daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Snap Inc. (SNAP) was among most active stocks closing at 16.19-2.79 (-14.70%).

SNAP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
SNAP daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Energy was the best performing sector +3.78%, Real Estate was the worst performing sector -0.07%.

Stock earnings

Notable earnings today include Twitter (TWTR), Uber (UBER), Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Dunkin’ Brands (DNKN), Kellogg (K), Tyson Foods (TSN), Yum! Brands (YUM), Spirit Airlines (SAVE), Cigna (CI) before market open; Wynn Resorts (WYNN) after market close.

Stock market update

All data about stocks , stock investingstock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

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