U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.94% By Investing.com
Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
The index dropped 1.30% and the index decreased 0.94% at the closing of NYSE.
The best performers of the session on the were Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:), which rose 2.09% or 1.70 points to trade at 83.10 at the close. International Business Machines, NYSE:), gained 0.55% (or 0.79) to trade at 144.11 Chevron Late trade saw Corp (NYSE 🙂 rise 0.37%, or 0.39 points, to 104.72
These were the worst performers of the session. Visa Inc Class A (NYSE ) dropped 2.49% or 5.73 point to close at 224.73. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:), which declined 2.46 points, or 3.51 point to finish at 139.14 was the close. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ.) dropped 2.07% or 5.99 points to 283.11.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Helmerich and Payne Inc (NYSE:) which rose 5.67% to 30.17, Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:), which rose 5.30%, to settle at 38.76 Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:), which closed at 103.38 after gaining 4.57%.
These were the worst performers Twitter Inc (NYSE) was lower by 5.79% to 56.39 in late trading, Edwards Lifesciences Corp was at 106.37 after losing 5.26% and IPG Photonics Corporation was at 153.19.
Top performers of the NASDAQ Composite are Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ) rose 102.56% at 31.60. Elmira Savings Bank was up 68.15% and settled at 22.70 Lion Group Holding Ltd (NASDAQ:), which closed at 1.880 after gaining 25.33%
These were the worst performers Esports Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:), which fell 24.19% to 23,75 in late trading, Progenity Inc (NASDAQ): The stock lost 22.3% to settle at 1.390 Regenxbio Inc (NASDAQ.) The close was 19.74% lower at 32.33
The New York Stock Exchange saw falling stocks surpass advancing by 2079. 1188 ended unchanged and 116 ended unchanged. On the Nasdaq Stock Exchange there were 2655 declines and 973 advances, while 155 ended unchanged.
Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE) shares rose to new 3-year highs. This was an increase of 5.30%. Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ) shares rose to 52 week highs, rising 4.57% (4.52 to 103.38). IPG Photonics Corporation’s shares (NASDAQ:), fell to 52 week lows, losing 4.92% (7.93 to 153.19). Shares in Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 2.09% or 1.70 to 83.10. Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:), shares rose to new all-time highs, up 102.56% (16.00 to 31.60). Elmira Savings Bank shares (NASDAQ:), rose to five-year highs, rising by 68.15% (9.20-22.70).
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 8.56% to 22.96.
For December delivery, Gold Futures rose 0.58% to $1768.55 per troy-ounce. In commodities trading, crude oil rose by 2.28%, or 1.73, to reach $77.61 per barrel. The December Brent oil contract traded at $81.28/barrel.
EUR/USD rose 0.23%, to 1.16211, while USD/JPY dropped 0.10% at 110.93.
US Dollar Index Futures were down 0.2% at 93.815
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