The so-called “stock market bloodbath” has continued on Friday with major indices falling down to the lows of the last October. What's going on?
American equities dive at close of trade
On Thursday, American equities declined because losses in the Oil & Gas, Technology as well as Basic Materials sectors suppressed equities.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average shrank by 0.87% at the close in NYSE. At the same time, the S&P 500 index headed south by 0.94%, while the NASDAQ Composite index declined by 1.18%.
On the Dow Jones Industrial Average the best gainers were represented by Walmart Inc, whose equities headed north by 1.14% concluding the trading session at 1 96.73. Besides this, the Travelers Companies Inc managed to leap by 0.96% being worth 126.76. As for Coca-Cola Company, its equities added by 0.32% demonstrating an outcome of 49.42.
The top losers of the trading marathon were represented by DowDuPont Inc that declined by 1.94% showing 52.18. Moreover, Apple Inc slumped by 1.89% coming up with a result of 170.94. As for Goldman Sachs Group Inc, it decreased by 1.81% being worth 193.07.
On the S&P 500, the top-notch gainers were represented by Hanesbrands Inc who shares jumped by 20.17% resulting in 18.71, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc that managed to head north by 11.35% being worth 585.78 and also SunTrust Banks Inc that acquired by 10.18% concluding at 64.72.
As for the top losers, here we should mention Tapestry Inc with its 14,83% tumble, Alliance Data Systems Corp with its 9.83% decline and Snap-On Inc that decreased by 8.38%.
On the NASDAQ Composite, the top gainers were represented by such companies as 3Pea International Inc that shot up by 41.26%, OHR Pharmaceutical Inc that surged by 33.17% as well as Cellect Biotechnology Ltd that surged by 33.14% concluding the trading marathon at 2.29.
On the New York Stock Exchange, descending equities outclassed soaring ones on the NYSE by 2065 to 957, while 103 ended up intact.
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