Equities Spooked by Record Infections11/02/2020


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October 26 - 30, 2020 Recap

Pullback Intensifies
U.S. stock indexes closed lower on Friday, capping the benchmark S&P 500 with its worst weekly rout since the depths of the pandemic in mid-March and its worst-ever loss leading into a presidential election. Wall Street was put off by prospects for a second wave of viral lockdowns, a breakdown in fiscal stimulus negotiations, and uneven earnings data, especially among tech mega caps. Month-ending COVID-19 daily infections reached a record 99,300 on Friday.

Weekly Performance
For the week, the S&P 500 sank 5.62% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite lost 5.50%. The Dow Industrials retreated nearly 1,834 points, representing a 6.47% loss. The S&P 500 sold off -2.7% in October, ending Friday 8.5% below its September highs.

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