Market Update for Apr 6, 2020

In today's update:

1) U.S. Equity markets soar as growth rate of new coronavirus cases appears too slow. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1627.46 points or 7.73%, the S&P 500 added 175.03 or 7.03% while the Nasdaq-100 closed higher by 540.16 or 7.33% and the Russell 2000 finished higher by 86.72 or 8.24%.

2) U.S. Crude Oil Futures fell $2.04 or 7.20% amid uncertainty over production cuts while Gold Futures gained $62.10 or 3.77% and hit a new 52-week high. The Bond market showed weakness and the yield on the 10-Year Treasury note settled at 0.678%.

3) Boeing Co (BA) surged today closing higher by $24.25 or 19.47% but made an announcement after-hours that sent the stock lower. BA is halting production at its South Carolina 787 plant. Shares of BA are currently trading lower by $2.81 or 1.89% in today's after-hours trading session.

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