Daily Market Recap - 3:30 pm CST

January 24, 2020


U.S. stocks closed lower today. Financial and health care shares led the decline, while the utilities sector finished higher. Energy was among the worst-performing sectors, pulled down by lower oil prices. In economic news, manufacturing activity came in lower than expected, but service-oriented business activity came in higher than expected for January. U.S. Treasury bond prices rose as interest rates fell. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 166 points, or 0.6%, for the week.

Overall market indexes

The Dow Jones Industrial Average* was down 170 points or 0.6% to 28,990
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 30 points or 0.9% to 3,295
The NASDAQ Composite Index was down 88 points or 0.9% to 9,315

Bond markets

The 30-year Treasury yield is trading lower at 2.14%
And the 10-year Treasury yield is trading lower at 1.69%

Commodity markets

The spot price of gold rose $5.30 to $1,570.70
And the price of crude oil fell $1.18 to $54.41

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