Stock market news for May 22, 2020

Stock market news

“The S&P 500 rose Friday and notched a big weekly gain as states around the country eased coronavirus restrictions, boosting hopes about an economic recovery.

Major indexes declined early in the day before reversing course or paring losses. The S&P 500 added 6.94 points, or 0.2%, to 2955.45. The Nasdaq Composite gained 39.71 points, or 0.4%, to 9324.59. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged down 8.96 points, or less than 0.1% to 24465.”

Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/global-stock-markets-dow-update-5-22-2020-11590119578

Stock market close on May 22, 2020

S&P 500: 2,955.45,+6.94(+0.24%)
Dow 30: 24,465.16,-8.96(-0.04%)
Nasdaq: 9,324.59,+39.71(+0.43%)
Russell 2000: 1,355.53,+7.97(+0.59%)

Source: Yahoo Finance

Stock movers

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (HTZ) stock was among stock movers closing at 2.8400-0.2300 (-7.49%). XpresSpa Group, Inc. (XSPA) stock gained more than 70% closing at 0.8800+0.3630 (+70.21%).

Stocks that were top gainers, top losers and most active:

Stock gainers

Renren Inc. ADR (RENN): 4.21,+1.16 +38.03%
Celsion Corp. (CLSN):3.03, +0.68 +28.94%
Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc. (XERS): 5.80,+1.27 +28.04%

Stock losers

Recon Technology Ltd. (RCON):2.09, -1.61 -43.51%
Luckin Coffee Inc. ADR (LK): 1.39, -0.62 -30.85%
SeaChange International Inc. (SEAC): 1.77, -0.66 -27.16%

Most active stocks

Luckin Coffee Inc. ADR (LK): 1.39 -0.62 -30.85%
Ford Motor Co. (F): 5.65, +0.02 +0.36%
General Electric Co. (GE): 6.41, -0.07 -1.08%

Stock market source: https://www.wsj.com/market-data/stocks

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Real Estate was the best performing sector +2.21%, Energy was the worst performing sector -0.67%.

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for May 22, 2020
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for May 22, 2020

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