Stock Market News October 4 2019
Stocks surged even though jobs report was mixed and unemployment fell to 3.5%. The US stock market closed higher for a second consecutive day. Buying interest for stocks sent all three major US stock market indices higher. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Friday, October 4, 2019:
- S&P 500: 2,952.01,+41.38(+1.42%)
- Dow 30: 26,573.72,+372.68(+1.42%)
- Nasdaq: 7,982.47,+110.21(+1.40%)
- Russell 2000: 1,500.70,+14.36(+0.97%)
Stocks biggest gainers
RingCentral, Inc. (RNG) was among stocks biggest winners closing at $163.30+$35.76 (+28.04%).
Stocks biggest losers
Hysan Development Company Limited (HYSNF) was among stocks biggest losers closing at $3.9800-$1.1700 (-22.72%).
Stock investing – Most active stocks
HP Inc. (HPQ) was among the most active stocks closing at %16.64-$1.76 (-9.57%).
U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
Financials was the best performing sector +1.93%. Materials was the worst performing sector +0.52%.
Stock market data
This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.