US Stock Market News October 2 2019

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%).

TSG daily stock chart

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%).

LVS daily stock chart

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 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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