June 25, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 1.4% at 2,717.06. The DJIA closed down 1.3% at 24,254.11. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 2.1% at 7,532.01.
Monday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets with each of the major exchanges dropping over 1% on the day. The Nasdaq was the worst of the group reaching below 2% to close out the day. Crude oil was pushed back as well, retreating to $68. The S&P 500 sectors were almost entirely negative. The most positive sectors were utilities and consumer staples, up 1.7% and 0.5%, respectively. The worst performing sectors were consumer discretionary and energy, down 2.1% and 2.0%, respectively.
Crude oil was last seen trading down 0.9% at $67.99.
Gold was last seen trading down 0.2% at $1,267.70.
The stock posting the largest daily percentage loss in the S&P 500 ahead of the close was Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) which fell about 8% to $589.53. The stock’s 52-week range is $56.95 to $72.70. Volume was about 16.5 million compared to the daily average volume of 3.9 million.
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage gain ahead of the close was Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB) which traded up about 9% at $42.28. The stock’s 52-week range is $32.63 to $54.37. Volume was nearly 28 million compared to the daily average volume of 4.6 million.