Dow down for the fifth consecutive day
The major US indices are selling off into the close with the S&P and Dow industrial average near the lows for the day.
- The Dow closed lower for the fifth consecutive day
- S&P closes lower for the fourth straight day
- Dow has its worst week in 2021
- Dow has its worst day in more than five weeks
- Technology index fell -0.93%
- Consumer staples are down -1.67%
- S&P index -55.45 points or -1.31% at 4166.38. The low price was at 4164.40. The hi was at 4204.78
- NASDAQ index fell -130.97 points or -0.92% at 14030.38. It’s low price reached 14009.04. The hi was at 14129.25
- Dow industrial average felt -531.92 points or -1.57% at 33291.53. It’s high price reached 33622.70. The low price extended to 33271.93
- Russell 2000 index felt -49.74 points or -2.17% at 2237.72. It’s high price reached 2284.95. The low extended to 2229.58.
For the trading week, the major indices were lower led by the Dow which felt -3.45%
- Dow industrial average -3.54%
- S&P index -1.91%
- NASDAQ index -0.28%
Below are the percentage changes of the major global stock indices. The Russell 2000 was the weakest -4.1% followed by the Dow industrial average at -3.45%. The Shanghai composite index felt -2.38%. In Europe, Italy’s FTSE MIB and Spain’s Ibex were both down near -1.9%. Australia’s S&P index gained 0.91%. The Japan’s Nikkei was unchanged.