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Stock Market Live Updates 03/09 – VUZI Stock Surges After Agreement

Updated: 22 Mar 2021

Latest 21:05
US Markets Close

DOW            -2.79%  28,289

S&P 500      -3.46%  3,456

NASDAQ     -4.96%  11,458

Ouch, tough day for both US and European equities.

That’s all from me today, have a good evening!

Vuzix Share Price


Vuzix shares are trading 20% higher at $4.83 after the company announced it has entered into an agreement with a new major defence contractor to develop a customised waveguide solution.

Big Name Stock Prices

$AAPL -6.44%

$AMZN -4.80%

$FB -4.59%

$GOOG  -4.48%

$NFLX -5.23%

$NVDA -8.78%

$TSLA  -8.05%

$TWTR -5.05%

European Equities Close

FTSE 100        -1.48%  5,853

DAX                 -1.42%  13,054

STOXX 50      -1.02%  3,303

Tough day, after such a bright start.

Nasdaq Extends Decline

The Nasdaq has continued to fall and is now down 3.22% at 11,670.

US Equities

DOW         -0.22%  29,035

S&P 500   -0.92%  3,548

NASDAQ  -1.89% 11,827

Kensington Capital Acquisition (KCAC.U)


Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp shares are up 69% at $17.90 premarket after auto-battery maker Quantumscape announced earlier that it will go public through a SPAC merger with the company which IPO’d in June . This is the 6th EV sector SPAC deal since June – via @HammerstoneMar3

Tesla Shares


Tesla shares are currently down 5.73% pre-market at $421.75 per share.

European Stock Gainers

Orosur Mining Inc +45% – Company announces Colombia Update


Caleres +19%

Asa International +14%

DXC Technology +12% -Topsail Re Selects DXC Technology’s End-to-End Reinsurance Administration Platform

Wirecard +9%

NCC Group +5%  – Company posts lower pre-tax profit

European Equities

FTSE 100       +0.81%  5,988

DAX                +1.44%  13,434

STOXX 50     +1.46% 3,386

European indexes picking up where they left off.

Morning Preview

Good morning people…

-Asian markets traded mixed (yet again) with the Nikkei and ASX closing higher, and Chinese bourses and the Nifty 50 currently trading lower.

-Dr Fauci of the NIH said that a COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by November or December based on vaccine trial enrolment rates.

-Yesterday saw Apple and Tesla stock close lower while Draftkings shares spiked after an announcement that Michael Jordan is joining as a special advisor.

-In FX markets ECB officials are concerned with a strengthening euro. But, they may not need to worry just yet as the dollar has continued to strengthen this morning.

-On today’s calendar, we have EZ retail sales, Canadian and US balance of trade data, and US initial jobless claims. BoE Gove Bailey and the Fed’s Evans will be speaking later today.

-Names on the earnings calendar include Designer Brands, Barnes & Noble, Signet, Oxford, Broadcom and DocuSign.


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