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Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google Were Among Today’s Biggest Losers

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by Evelyn Addison — 2 years ago in Business Ideas 2 min. read
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A morning rally at the stock exchange gave way to renewed selling at the day as the Entrepreneur Index™ fell 1.66 percent daily.

The so-called FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google or Alphabet) stocks which have underpinned the bull run in tech stocks and the wider market, were one of the hardest hit now, together with Amazon.com (-6.31 percentage ), Netflix (-4.96 percentage ), Alphabet Inc. (-4.75 percentage ) and Facebook (-2.26 percentage ) down sharply. Chip-maker NVIDIA Corp.set a new 52-week reduced now, decreasing 6.39 percent — the largest decrease in the Entrepreneur Index™ today. Other technology stocks which traded lower comprised salesforce.com (-3.34 percentage ).

Analog Devices was among those few stocks to a dollar the most bearish trend in tech. Cerner Corp., the medical information technology company that dropped 11 percent on Friday due to disappointing earnings, equaling 5.09 percent now — the greatest profit in the Entrepreneur Index™.

Ford Motor Co. also posted a significant profit after a Goldman Sachs analyst upgraded the stock to purchase, largely due to its 25 percent fall up to now this season. The analyst expects the organization’s previously announced restructuring plan to start yielding gains next year and place a $12 goal for the inventory.

Defensive stocks fared considerably greater than growth stocks now. The REIT business was up sharply, together with Essex Property Trust (3.49 percentage ), Extra Space Storage (3.32 percentage ) and Equity Residential (2.13 percentage ) posting good profits. The clothes manufacturers, L Brands (2.99 percentage ), Ralph Lauren (2.88 percentage ) and Gap Inc. (2.07 percent) were up for daily. Food makers J.M. Smucker Company and Tyson Foods climbed 2.23 percent and 1.8% respectively. Retailer Bed Bath and Beyond was up 3.25 percent.

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Economy-sensitive stocks were down to the afternoon. Homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc. dropped 2.8 percent. Gas and oil producer Hess Corp.was down 3.36 percent since the purchase price of oil continued to slip. Casino operator Wynn Resorts down a devastating 44 percent this season, dropped 6.3 percent — the largest decrease on the Entrepreneur indicator away from the tech industry. The Trump Administration allegedly plans to smack more tariffs on Chinese imports when trade talks with China do not enhance, and bourbon is a favorite target for retaliatory tariffs.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals was down today by 3.45 percent. The drug-makers dropped as a set on Friday after it had been reported that President Trump was contemplating tying Medicare reimbursement rates for medication to lower costs paid in Europe.

The Entrepreneur Index™ collects the very best 60 publicly traded firms based and run by entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurial spirit is a precious asset for any company, and this indicator recognizes its significance, however much business has increased. These inspirational companies can be monitored instantly on Entrepreneur.com.

Evelyn Addison

Evelyn is an assistant editor for The Next Tech and Just finished her master’s in modern East Asian Studies and plans to continue with her old hobby that is computer science.

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