The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Caterpillar Inc (N:CAT), which rose 1.42% or 1.02 points to trade at 72.99 at the close. Meanwhile, Chevron Corporation (N:CVX) added 1.10% or 0.99 points to end at 90.88 and Verizon Communications Inc (N:VZ) was up 1.03% or 0.48 points to 46.88 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Pfizer Inc (N:PFE), which fell 2.73% or 0.95 points to trade at 33.82 at the close. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (N:UNH) declined 1.61% or 1.93 points to end at 117.78 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (N:JPM) was down 1.47% or 0.96 points to 64.25.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were First Solar Inc (O:FSLR) which rose 11.92% to 57.07, AbbVie Inc (N:ABBV) which was up 10.07% to settle at 59.550 and Expedia Inc (O:EXPE) which gained 7.27% to close at 136.30.
The worst performers were Genworth Financial Inc (N:GNW) which was down 10.34% to 4.68 in late trade, KeyCorp (N:KEY) which lost 7.17% to settle at 12.42 and Mallinckrodt (N:MNK) which was down 6.17% to 65.67 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were VirtualScopics Inc (O:VSCP) which rose 150.00% to 4.500, Fluidigm Corporation (O:FLDM) which was up 46.48% to settle at 10.81 and Cray Inc (O:CRAY) which gained 33.29% to close at 29.63.
The worst performers were Fairway Group Holdings Corp (O:FWM) which was down 36.26% to 1.16 in late trade, Control4 Co (O:CTRL) which lost 26.85% to settle at 6.54 and Moko Social (O:MOKO) which was down 23.98% to 1.49 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1268 to 1256 and 3 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1540 fell and 1009 advanced, while 54 ended unchanged.
Shares in Expedia Inc (O:EXPE) rose to all time highs; rising 7.27% or 9.24 to 136.30. Shares in VirtualScopics Inc (O:VSCP) rose to 52-week highs; rising 150.00% or 2.700 to 4.500. Shares in Control4 Co (O:CTRL) fell to all time lows; losing 26.85% or 2.40 to 6.54. Shares in Moko Social (O:MOKO) fell to 52-week lows; losing 23.98% or 0.47 to 1.49.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 3.29% to 15.09.
Gold for December delivery was down 0.47% or 5.40 to $1141.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.80% or 0.37 to hit $46.43 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.40% or 0.69 to trade at $49.48 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.17% to 1.0996, while USD/JPY fell 0.39% to 120.66.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.32% at 97.05.
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