November 8, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.3% at 2,806.82. The DJIA closed flat at 26,190.68. Separately, the Nasdaq closed down 0.5% at 7,530.88.
Thursday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets. After coming off a very positive Wednesday, the markets gave some of their gains back in this session. Crude oil continued lower yet again. The S&P 500 sectors were almost entirely negative. The most positive sectors were financials and real estate up 0.2% and 0.1%, respectively. The worst performing sectors were energy and materials down 2.2% and 0.5%, respectively.
Crude oil was last seen trading down 1.8% at $60.54.
Gold was last seen trading down 0.4% at $1,224.00.
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss in the S&P 500 ahead of the close was Perrigo Company PLC (NYSE: PRGO) which fell by about 16% to $62.99. The stock’s 52-week range is $62.99 to $95.93. Volume was nearly 8 million compared to the daily average volume of 1.5 million.
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage gain ahead of the close was TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) which traded up about 15% at $66.96. The stock’s 52-week range is $29.50 to $69.00. Volume was about 12 million compared to the daily average volume of 1.9 million.