Stock Market News October 2 2019 All three major U.S. stock indexes plunged on Wednesday, a day after September’s ISM manufacturing data had investors worrying that the economy is sliding into a recession. Source: https://www.barrons.com/articles/dow-jones-industrial-average-fell-as-recession-fears-are-back-51570050695?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo A strong sell-off for the US stock market on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 as all three major stock indexes fell more than 1.5%. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Wednesday, October 2, 2019: S&P 500: 2,887.61,-52.64(-1.79%) Dow 30: 26,078.62,-494.42(-1.86%) Nasdaq: 7,785.25,-123.44(-1.56%) Russell 2000: 1,479.63,-13.80(-0.92%) Stocks biggest gainers The Stars Group Inc. (TSG) was among stocks biggest winners closing at$19.91+$4.60 (+30.05%). Stocks biggest losers Swire Properties Limited (SWPFF) was among stocks biggest losers closing at $3.2226-$0.7874 (-19.64%). Stock investing – Most active stocks Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) was among the most active stocks closing at $56.50-$0.71 (-1.24%). U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance All sectors closed lower due to the strong stock market sell-off. Energy was the worst performing sector – 2.61%, Real Estate was the best performing sector -0.54%. Stock market data All data about 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.