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U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.78% By


© Reuters U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.78% – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the declined 1.78% to hit a new 1-month low, while the index lost 1.70%, and the index fell 2.19%.

The best performers of the session on the were Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:), which rose 0.35% or 0.25 points to trade at 71.93 at the close. Meanwhile, Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) fell 0.04% or 0.02 points to end at 54.26 and 3M Company (NYSE:) was down 0.53% or 0.96 points to 180.53 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:), which fell 4.47% or 8.93 points to trade at 190.82 at the close. Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) declined 3.41% or 13.33 points to end at 378.13 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:) was down 2.99% or 4.72 points to 152.96.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:) which rose 3.04% to 20.33, Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:) which was up 1.67% to settle at 40.78 and United Airlines Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 1.64% to close at 45.27.

The worst performers were Invesco Plc (NYSE:) which was down 8.69% to 23.97 in late trade, Nucor Corp (NYSE:) which lost 7.64% to settle at 96.88 and TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 7.60% to 33.07 at the close.

Edesa Biotech Inc. rose 102.72% (NASDAQ 🙂 to 11.920. Zivo Bioscience Inc. was up 66.43% (NASDAQ 🙂 to settle at 4.660. Discovery Communications B Inc. climbed 45.47% (closed at 67.50).

The worst performers were BeyondSpring Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 32.95% to 15.36 in late trade, Aerovate Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 25.94% to settle at 14.93 and Protagonist Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 26.13% to 12.95 at the close.

On the New York Stock Exchange, falling stocks outnumbered those in the ascending category by 2725-466, and 89 closed unchanged. Protagonist Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) was down 26.13% to 12.95 at the close.

Edesa Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ:), shares rose to new 3-year highs, up 102.72%. This is an increase of 6.040 to 11.920. Protagonist Therapeutics Inc shares (NASDAQ:), fell 26.13% to 4.58 to 12.95, a 52-week high.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 23.55% to 25.71 a new 3-months high.

The December delivery of Gold Futures was at 0.84%, or 14.65 to $1766.05 per troy ounce. Other commodities traded included Crude oil, which fell by 1.24 or 1.73%, to reach $70.58/barrel, and November Brent oil, which fell 1.39% or 1.05 for $74.29/barrel.

EUR/USD rose 0.01%, to 1.1726. USD/JPY declined 0.53%, to 109.38.

US Dollar Index Futures rose 0.07% to 93.237.

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