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