Why Stocks Are Falling So Hard Today

Stocks Are Falling On Poor Economic DataUS stocks are down overall today for the third day in a row today; with today’s drop looking to be the steepest for many. Before the closing bell today, it was announced that orders for durable goods fell dramatically in the month of February; marking the third month out of the last four that we’ve seen declines in this figure. The drop we realized in February was a larger than expected 1.4%. As a result, we’ve seen an increased rate in the decline we’ve seen all week.

Dow Jones Industrial Average | S&P 500 | NASDAQ

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average – The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently (2:04) at 17,816.59 after a loss of 1.08% so far today.
  • S&P 500 – The S&P 500 is currently (2:05) at 2,073.42 after a loss of 0.86% so far today.
  • NASDAQ – The NASDAQ has lost 1.66% so far today and is currently (2:06) at 4,911.85.

Hardest Falling Stocks In BioTech So Far Today

All biotech quotes were taken at 2:15.

  • ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. – (NASDAQ: ZIOP) Lost 11.38% so far today. Currently trading at $11.06 per share.
  • RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp – (NASDAQ: RXII) Lost 8.89% so far today. Currently trading at $0.82 per share.
  • Athersys Inc. – (NASDAQ: ATHX) Lost 8.33% so far today. Currently trading at $2.97 per share.
  • BG Medicine, Inc. – (NASDAQ: BGMD) Lost 7.54% so far today. Currently trading at $0.85 per share.
  • ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – (NASDAQ: ISIS) Lost 7.02% so far today. Currently trading at $63.43 per share.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc. – (NASDAQ: CLDX) Lost 6.64% so far today. Currently trading at $26.30 per share.
  • Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. – (NASDAQ: SGYP) Lost 5.83% so far today. Currently trading at $3.88 per share.

Hardest Falling Stocks In Tech So Far Today

All tech quotes were taken at 2:29.

  • Yingli Green Energy Hold. Co. Ltd. (ADR) – (NYSE: YGE) Lost 14.53% so far today. Currently trading at $2.00 per share.
  • Digital Ally, Inc. – (NASDAQ: DGLY) Lost 6.48% so far today. Currently trading at $13.14 per share.
  • Skyworks Solutions Inc – (NASDAQ: SWKS) Lost 5.61% so far today. Currently trading at $95.77 per share.
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. – (NASDAQ: AMD) Lost 5.73% so far today. Currently trading at $2.63 per share.
  • Micron Technology, Inc. – (NASDAQ: MU) Lost 4.94% so far today. Currently trading at $26.58 per share.
  • Ambarella Inc – (NASDAQ: AMBA) Lost 3.61% so far today. Currently trading at $70.09 per share.
  • First Solar, Inc. – (NASDAQ: FSLR) Lost 3.21% so far today. Currently trading at $60.51 per share.
  • Twitter Inc – (NYSE: TWTR) Lost 2.91% so far today. Currently trading at $49.97 per share.
  • Canadian Solar Inc. – (NASDAQ: CSIQ) Lost 2.92% so far today. Currently trading at $34.98 per share.
  • Microsoft Corporation – (NASDAQ: MSFT) Lost 2.80% so far today. Currently trading at $41.70 per share.

Do You Know Of Any Other Stocks That Are Falling Hard?

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  1. Dawn Mar 29, 2015

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