Here are the main market catalysts and closing values for the major US indexes on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all dropped on Wednesday.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 97.97 points, or 0.35 percent, to close at 28,210.82.
  • The S&P 500 was down 7.56 points or 0.22 percent to close at 3,435.56.
  • The Nasdaq Composite was down 31.8 points or 0.28 percent to close at 11,484.69.

Stocks dropped on fears of increasing pandemic numbers and a slowing recover with no imminent government relief.

On Thursday keep an eye out for:

  • Earning reports for Intel, Coca-Cola, AT&T, M3, and Capital One amongst hundreds of others.
  • Look for reports on existing home sales

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