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04 Apr: Stock market news April 3, 2020

US stock market news

“Stocks Decline as Investors Digest Collapse in Jobs Market
U.S. stocks drop as employers shed 701,000 jobs in March. U.S. stocks and government bond yields fell Friday, capping another week of declines, after new data revealed that the pandemic’s toll on Americans has increased by the day.

The monthly jobs report showed that employers shed 701,000 jobs in March, the start of a labor-market slowdown stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. It’s a jarring shift for a job market that was booming just a few weeks ago, with unemployment hovering near multidecade lows.”

Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/global-stock-markets-dow-update-4-3-2020-11585887307

How the stock market closed on Friday, April 3, 2020

This is the update for the stock market at close on Friday, April 3, 2020:

S&P 500: 2,488.65,-38.25(-1.51%)
Dow 30: 21,052.53,-360.91(-1.69%)
Nasdaq: 7,373.08,-114.23(-1.53%)
Russell 2000: 1,050.25,-35.56(-3.28%)

Stock market data: Yahoo Finance

Stocks gainers

Arconic Corporation (ARNC) stock was among stock gainers with a stock price of 8.06+1.85 (+29.79%).

Arconic Corporation (ARNC) stock daily chart
Arconic Corporation (ARNC) stock daily chart

Stocks losers

Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO-PC) stock was among stock losers with a stock price of 10.98-3.08 (-21.91%).

Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO-PC) stock daily chart
Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO-PC) stock daily chart

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock was among the most active stocks with a stock price of 8.49+0.52 (+6.52%).

Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock  daily chart
Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock daily chart

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Consumer Staples were the best performing sector +0.54%, Utilities were the worst-performing sector -3.62%.

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance, April 3, 2020
Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance, April 3, 2020

Source: https://eresearch.fidelity.com/eresearch/goto/markets_sectors/landing.jhtml

Stock market update

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27 Mar: Stock market news March 26, 2020

US stock market news

A strong rally for all the US stock indexes has sent the Dow Jones up +21% in 3 days. Dow closed up more than 1,350 points. This is the latest stock market data at close on Thursday, March 26, 2020:

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average: 22,552.17, +1,351.62 +6.38%
  • S&P 500 Index: 2,630.07, +154.51 +6.24%
  • NASDAQ Composite Index: 7,797.54, +413.24 +5.60%
  • Russell 2000 Index: 1,180.32, +69.95 +6.30%

Stocks gainers

Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO-PC) was among stock gainers with a stock price at close of 17.58+6.58 (+59.82%).

Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO-PC) stock daily chart
Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO-PC) stock daily chart

Stocks losers

Localiza Rent a Car S.A. (LZRFY) was among stock losers with a stock price at close of 5.72-1.17 (-16.97%).

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) was among the most active stocks with a stock price at close of 17.82+2.27 (+14.60%).

Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock daily chart
Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock daily chart

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Utilities were the best performing sector +8.39%, Consumer Discretionary was the worst-performing sector +4.30%.

Stock market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance, March 26, 2020
Stock market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance, March 26, 2020

Source: https://eresearch.fidelity.com/eresearch/goto/markets_sectors/landing.jhtml

Economic news today

February’s personal income and personal spending reports are to be released today, March 27, 2020.

Stock market update

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24 Mar: Stock market news March 23, 2020

US stock market news

The US stock market indexes closed lower on Monday, March 23, 2020. The market is waiting for news on the coronavirus aid bill. The Fed announced new measures to support the economy and improve the liquidity in the financial markets.

US stock market at the close, financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 2,237.40,-67.52(-2.93%)
  • Dow 30: 18,591.93,-582.07(-3.04%)
  • Nasdaq: 6,860.67,-18.85(-0.27%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,002.42,-11.47(-1.13%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (ZM) stock was among stock gainers with a stock price at close of 159.56+29.01 (+22.22%.)

ZOOM (ZM) stock daily chart
ZOOM (ZM) stock daily chart

Stocks biggest losers

Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO-PC) stock was among stock losers with a stock price at close of 7.75-6.26 (-44.68%).

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) stock was among the most active stocks with a stock price at close of 18.08-1.59 (-8.08%).

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) stock daily chart
Bank of America Corporation (BAC) stock daily chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Consumer Discretionary was the performing sector +0.35%, Energy was the worst-performing sector -6.65%.

US sectors & industries performance, March 23, 2020
US sectors & industries performance, March 23, 2020

Source: https://eresearch.fidelity.com/eresearch/goto/markets_sectors/landing.jhtml

Stock earnings

Notable earnings today include NIKE, Inc. (NKE).

Economic calendar

Important economic data for today are new home sales.

Stock market update

All data about the 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.

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