Weekly US stock market report for July 29-August 2 2019
August 3, 2019
US stock market weekly update July 29-August 2 2019
All major US stock market indices had severe weekly losses as selling pressure intensified due to new trade tariffs announcements imposed by US to China. This is the weekly summary for US stock market:
- Dow Jones Industrial Average: Close 26,485,Week -2.6%, YTD 13.5%
- S&P 500 Index: Close 2,932 , Week-3.1%, YTD 17.0%
- NASDAQ: Close 8,004, Week -3.9%, YTD 20.6%
- Source: Bloomberg
US stock market report for Friday August 2 2019
The last trading session for the week of July 29 – August 2 2019 ended with losses for all three major US stock market indices, and mostly for the Nasdaq. This is the summary at close on Friday August 2 2019:
- S&P 500: 2,932.05,-21.51(-0.73%)
- Dow 30: 26,485.01,-98.41(-0.37%)
- Nasdaq: 8,004.07,-107.05(-1.32%)
- Russell 2000: 1,533.66,-17.11(-1.10%)
- 10-Yr Bond: 1.855,-0.039(-2.0591%)
- Vix: 17.61,-0.26(-1.45%)
BlackLine, Inc. (BL) was the stock with largest gains closing at $56.01+$13.47 (+31.66%).
Fluor Corporation (FLR) was the stock with largest losses closing at $22.67-$8.24 (-26.66%).
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Square, Inc. (SQ) was among the most active stocks closing at $69.60-$11.38 (-14.05%).
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Real Estate was the best performing sector +0.76%, Information Technology was the worst performing sector -1.68%.
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This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist