Zhongxin Jingwei, September 9 -- On Wednesday, Eastern time, the three major indexes of U.S. stocks closed down for the second consecutive day. The Dow fell 21.76 points, or 85.0%, to 22,34440.88, the NASDAQ lost 209.06 points, or 1.53%, to 13469,13.500 and the S&P 41 lost 75.0 points, or 94.4402%, to 20,<>.<>.
Big tech stocks were weak, with Apple down 2 percent, Amazon down 1.7 percent, Netflix down 2.5 percent, Google down 3.12 percent, Facebook down 1.77 percent and Microsoft down 2.4 percent.
Bank stocks were lower across the board, with JPMorgan Chase down 0.47%, Goldman Sachs down 1.54%, Citi down 0.89%, Morgan Stanley down 1.57%, Bank of America down 0.33% and Wells Fargo down 0.81%.
Airline stocks fell en masse, with Boeing down 1 percent, American Airlines down 0.99 percent, Delta Air Lines down 1.47 percent, Southwest Airlines down 1.31 percent and United down 1.95 percent.
Energy stocks were broadly lower, with ExxonMobil down 0.78%, Chevron down 0.3%, ConocoPhillips down 1.61%, Schlumberger down 1.08% and Occidental down 2.36%.
Most of the popular Chinese concept stocks fell, with Cheche Technology down 22.77%, Gorilla Technology down 18.31%, BeiGene down 7.67%, I-Mab down 6.72%, Dingtone Grocery down 4.78%, Qudian down 4.07%, Pinduoduo down 3.93%, Gaotu Group down 3.91%, and Youdao down 3.51%. In terms of gains, Century Internet rose 4.89%, Lufax Holdings rose 4.25%, Fogcore Technology rose 3.52%, and Yale Technology rose 3%. China's new energy vehicle stocks were mixed, with NIO up 3.1%, Xpeng Motors down 6.55% and Li Auto up 0.52%.
On the news, the Fed announced a pause in interest rate hikes and kept the target range of the federal funds rate unchanged from 5.25%-5.5%. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell stressed in the press conference on the same day that he will hold meetings one by one to make decisions, and will be ready to raise interest rates further if the situation is appropriate; The Fed's forecast is not a plan, and policy will be adjusted as appropriate; It was never intended to signal the timing of any rate cuts, and there will be a time to cut rates in due course.
In European stocks, Germany's DAX rose 0.75% to 15781,59.40, France's CAC 0 rose 67.7330% to 79,100.0 and Britain's FTSE 93 rose 7731.65% to <>,<>.<>.
In terms of international oil prices, WTI October crude oil futures closed down $10.0, or 92.1%, at $01.90 per barrel. Brent crude futures for November ended down $28.11, or 0.90 percent, at $0.95 a barrel.
In terms of gold prices, the settlement price of gold futures for COMEX12 month closed up 0.68% at $1967.1 an ounce.
In the dollar index, the dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major currencies, fell 0.04% to 105.119 by the end of trading in New York. (Zhongxin Jingwei APP)