It is an inevitable, even healthy feature of stock markets. Yesterday, the previously high-flying NASDAQ led the market lower, falling by 4%. The primary reasons given for yesterday’s move included global stock market weakness, especially in China, and fears over rising interest rates.What is the current stock market?
The current market value of a stock is its most recent trade. Since the current market value of a stock can change rapidly during the trading day, it is often convenient to use end-of-day settlement prices to determine current market value, especially of a portfolio of stocks.Is stock market currently up or down?
The phrase "market is up" means the stock, bond, or commodity market, or an index representing them, currently trades higher than it did at some specific point in the past. Most of the time, financial media and individual investors refer to the stock market, saying it is up or down compared to the previous trading session.