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U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.68% By


© Reuters. U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.68% – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the gained 0.68%, while the index added 0.85%, and the index gained 0.82%.

The best performers of the session on the were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose 3.94% or 1.90 points to trade at 50.12 at the close. Meanwhile, Chevron Corp (NYSE:) added 2.12% or 2.04 points to end at 98.24 and Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:) was up 1.68% or 3.40 points to 205.73 in late trade.

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:) fell 0.31 point or 0.54% to trade at 57.556 by the end of the session. Nike Inc (NYSE:) declined 0.54% or 0.85 points to end at 157.91 and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) was down 0.43% or 1.74 points to 401.95.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:) which rose 8.33% to 75.31, Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 7.80% to settle at 81.58 and Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:) which gained 7.67% to close at 12.63.

The worst performers were Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:) which was down 6.30% to 86.44 in late trade, Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 5.73% to settle at 137.04 and Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:) which was down 3.55% to 114.64 at the close.

GreenSky LLC, (NASDAQ) rose 53.5% to 11.900 and Indaptus Therapeutics Inc (52.05%) was at 10.750. Sphere 3D Corp (3D Corp) gained 26.07% to end at 7.350.

The worst performers were Kaival Brands Innovations Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 42.13% to 2.610 in late trade, Sonim Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 29.08% to settle at 0.3709 and Nuwellis Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 27.64% to 2.670 at the close.

The New York Stock Exchange saw rising stocks surpass declining stocks by 2233, 976 and 139 ending unchanged. On the Nasdaq Stock Exchange 2277 rose while 1316 fell, while 170 closed unchanged.

GreenSky LLC’s shares rose 52 weeks to their highest point, rising 53.15% (or 4.130) to 11.900. Kaival Brands Innovations Group Inc shares (NASDAQ:), fell 42.13 percent or 1.900 to 2.610 to their 52-week lowests. Sonim Technologies Inc (NASDAQ) shares fell to their lowest level in over a year, falling by 29.08% (0.1521 to 0.3709). Nuwellis Inc (NASDAQ) shares fell to new lows, falling 27.64% or from 1.020 down to 2.670.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 6.58% to 18.18.

The December delivery of Gold Futures was lower by 0.69%, or 12.50, to $1794.60 per troy ounce. In commodities trading, crude oil rose 3.07%, or 2.16, to $72.62 per barrel. The November Brent oil contract rose 2.51%, or 1.85, to trade at $75.45 per barrel.

EUR/USD increased 0.11% to 1.1815 while USD/JPY declined 0.28%, falling to 109.36.

US Dollar Index Futures fell 0.16% to 92.468.

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