February 19, 2021

February 19, 2021

Stocks closed mixed today after Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said a large stimulus package is needed for a full economic recovery.

 

Dow Jones finished +1 at 31,494

S&P 500 finished -7 at 3,906

NASDAQ finished +9 at 13,874

 

The 10 Year Treasury closed up 5 basis points yielding 1.34%

Oil prices closed down $1.55 ending at $58.97 a barrel.

Gold prices closed up $6.40 ending at $1,781 an ounce.

 

In the days’ stock news:

 

  • Roku closed up more than 3% after it reported a quarterly per-share profit of 49 cents, compared to forecasts of a 6 cents per share loss. The sales numbers also topped forecasts with a 58% surge as consumers stuck at home during the pandemic.
  • Planet Fitness closed down more than 1% after their fourth-quarter earnings came in short of expectations. Revenue was down 30% year over year.

 

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