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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.18% By Investing.com


© Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.18%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the fell 0.18%, while the index lost 0.15%, and the index climbed 0.13%.

The best performers of the session on the were Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:), which rose 1.64% or 4.20 points to trade at 260.36 at the close. Meanwhile, McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:) added 0.93% or 2.23 points to end at 243.21 and Home Depot Inc (NYSE:) was up 0.91% or 3.02 points to 336.39 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:), which fell 1.31% or 5.27 points to trade at 396.68 at the close. Dow Inc (NYSE:) declined 1.21% or 0.73 points to end at 59.47 and Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:) was down 1.15% or 0.84 points to 71.97.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Macy’s Inc (NYSE:) which rose 3.80% to 22.12, Nordstrom Inc (NYSE:) which was up 3.44% to settle at 27.93 and American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:) which gained 2.63% to close at 19.89.

The worst performers were Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc (NYSE:) which was down 6.64% to 34.30 in late trade, Arconic Corp (NYSE:) which lost 5.45% to settle at 32.95 and Newmont Goldcorp Corp (NYSE:) which was down 3.95% to 55.43 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Aeye Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 36.53% to 9.83, Elite Education Group International Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was up 33.33% to settle at 7.800 and Leap Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 31.09% to close at 2.5300.

The worst performers were Vera Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 26.54% to 22.48 in late trade, MacroGenics Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 23.76% to settle at 20.99 and Silverback Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 23.08% to 12.50 at the close.

The New York Stock Exchange saw falling stocks surpass advancing stock by 1801 to 1893 while 138 finished unchanged. On the Nasdaq Stock Exchange 1852 rose, 1729 fell, while 1729 was unchanged, with 170 ending unchanged.

Shares in Silverback Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; down 23.08% or 3.75 to 12.50.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 2.81% to 18.69.

For December delivery, Gold Futures fell 2.28% (or 40.90) to $1753.90 an troy ounce. Other commodities traded included Crude oil, unchanged at $0.00 for October delivery, and November Brent oil contracts, which rose 0.25 or 0.19 respectively to trade at $75.65/barrel.

EUR/USD fell 0.38% at 1.1770 while USD/JPY rose by 0.32% at 109.71.

US Dollar Index Futures were up 0.3% at 92.835.

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Mike Robinson
Mike covers the financial, utilities and biotechnology sectors for Street Register. He has been writing about investment and personal finance topics for almost 12 years. Mike has an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest University.