September 7 - 11, 2020 Recap
Worst Two Weeks Since March
U.S. stocks ended a volatile week deeply in the red with all three major domestic equity indices capping their steepest back-to-back weekly losses since March. The renewed selling in mega cap technology companies has pushed the Nasdaq Composite down 10% from its September 2 record high, signaling a correction after August gains capped a 71% five-month tech rally from its March 23 trough. For the broader market, the S&P 500 had its worst one-week drop since June 26.
For the week, the S&P 500 fell 2.49%, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite slumped 4.06%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gave another 467 points (-1.66%). In back-to-back weekly losses, the S&P 500 has given back 4.7%, the Nasdaq Composite lost 7.2% and the Dow Industrials shed 988 points (-3.5%).
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