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Stock Market News for Dec 14, 2020 – December 14, 2020

Wall Street closed mixed on Friday following uncertainty regarding a fresh fiscal stimulus by the U.S. government. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite ended in the red while the Dow managed to finish in positive territory. For the week as a whole, all the three major stock indexes ended in negative zone.

How Did The Benchmarks Perform?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rose 0.2% to close at 30,046.37. Notably, 21 components of the 30-stock index ended in the red while 8 in green and 1 remained unchanged. However, the Nasdaq Composite finished at 12,377.87, dropping 0.2% or due

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Stock Market News for Dec 23, 2020 – December 23, 2020

Benchmarks closed mixed on Tuesday as investors remained concerned about rising coronavirus cases in America and Europe despite a vaccine rollout in progress and additional stimulus package.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) fell 200.94 points, or 0.7%, to close at 30,015.51 and the S&P 500 fell 7.66 points, or 0.2%, to close at 3,687.26. The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 12,807.92, adding 65.4 points, or 0.4%. The fear-gauge CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) decreased 3.7%, to close at 24.23. Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones for 1.10-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and a 1.45-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq favored advancers.

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Stock Market News for Dec 31, 2020 – December 31, 2020

U.S. stock markets closed modestly higher on Wednesday as investors monitored the progress of additional fiscal stimulus. Moreover, investors’ sentiment was boosted after the U.K. approved another COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. All three major stock indexes ended the day in green.

How Did The Benchmarks Perform?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rose 0.2%, closing at 30,409.56, a record high, snapping its losses from Tuesday. Notably, 17 components of the 30-stock index ended in green while 13 finished the day in red. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed the day at 12,870.00, up 0.2%, on the back of strong performance

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Stock Market News for Dec 17, 2020 – December 17, 2020

U.S. stock markets closed mixed on Wednesday as investors were weighing the prospect of a new fiscal stimulus this year. Market participants also remained skeptical regarding weak economic data. However, the Fed confirms pursuing its ultra-dovish monetary stances as long economic conditions remain volatile.

How Did The Benchmarks Perform?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) fell 0.2% to close at 30,154.54. Notably, 9 components of the 30-stock index ended in the green while 20 in red and 1 remained unchanged. Major loser of the blue-chip index was Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA Free Report) .

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Stock Market News for Dec 28, 2020 – December 28, 2020

U.S. stock markets closed modestly higher on Thursday’s shortened session as investors monitored the progress of the COVID-19 relief bill. Moreover, investors’ sentiment was lifted after the U.K. arrived at a trade deal with the European Union before its exit from the trade bloc on Jan 1. All three major stock indexes ended the day in green.

How Did The Benchmarks Perform?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rallied 0.2%, closing at 30,199.87, continuing its 2-day winning run. Notably, 19 components of the 30-stock index ended in green while 11 finished the day in red.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed

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