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U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.15%

Stock MarketsNov 16, 2021 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Consumer Goods, Technology and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.15%, while the S&P 500 index climbed 0.39%, and the NASDAQ Composite index gained 0.76%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD), which rose 5.73% or 21.25 points to trade at 392.33 at the close. Meanwhile, Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) added 1.76% or 2.98 points to end at 171.83 and Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V) was up 1.36% or 2.88 points to 215.18 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Boeing Co (NYSE:BA), which fell 3.13% or 7.29 points to trade at 225.80 at the close. Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) declined 2.55% or 3.74 points to end at 143.17 and Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) was down 1.77% or 1.06 points to 58.86.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) which rose 7.89% to 181.81, Iqvia Holdings Inc (NYSE:IQV) which was up 6.25% to settle at 267.54 and Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) which gained 5.73% to close at 392.33.

The worst performers were Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NYSE:NCLH) which was down 7.33% to 23.64 in late trade, Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) which lost 6.09% to settle at 66.14 and DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA) which was down 4.61% to 101.56 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Bimi International Medical Inc (NASDAQ:BIMI) which rose 53.14% to 1.0000, ReTo Eco-Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:RETO) which was up 48.37% to settle at 2.7300 and Progenity Inc (NASDAQ:PROG) which gained 39.48% to close at 4.840.

The worst performers were Talkspace Inc (NASDAQ:TALK) which was down 36.28% to 2.160 in late trade, Rekor Systems Inc (NASDAQ:REKR) which lost 35.94% to settle at 6.72 and OptiNose (NASDAQ:OPTN) which was down 33.47% to 1.590 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1806 to 1392 and 152 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2026 fell and 1667 advanced, while 198 ended unchanged.

Shares in Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) rose to all time highs; rising 7.89% or 13.30 to 181.81. Shares in Iqvia Holdings Inc (NYSE:IQV) rose to all time highs; up 6.25% or 15.73 to 267.54. Shares in Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) fell to 52-week lows; falling 6.09% or 4.29 to 66.14. Shares in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) rose to all time highs; up 5.73% or 21.25 to 392.33. Shares in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) rose to all time highs; rising 5.73% or 21.25 to 392.33. Shares in Talkspace Inc (NASDAQ:TALK) fell to all time lows; falling 36.28% or 1.230 to 2.160. Shares in ReTo Eco-Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:RETO) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 48.37% or 0.8900 to 2.7300. Shares in OptiNose (NASDAQ:OPTN) fell to all time lows; down 33.47% or 0.800 to 1.590.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 0.73% to 16.37.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.82% or 15.25 to $1851.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.01% or 0.01 to hit $79.76 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 0.51% or 0.42 to trade at $82.47 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.43% to 1.1318, while USD/JPY rose 0.61% to 114.82.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.55% at 95.927.

U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.15%
 

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