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U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.90%

Stock MarketsJun 01, 2018 04:26PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Technology, Basic Materials and Industrials sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.90%, while the S&P 500 index climbed 1.08%, and the NASDAQ Composite index gained 1.51%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), which rose 3.41% or 1.88 points to trade at 57.08 at the close. Meanwhile, DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) added 3.21% or 2.06 points to end at 66.17 and Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) was up 2.22% or 0.95 points to 43.66 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX), which fell 0.36% or 0.45 points to trade at 123.85 at the close. Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) declined 0.11% or 0.11 points to end at 99.36 and American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) was down 0.05% or 0.05 points to 98.25.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ:TRIP) which rose 5.89% to 55.21, Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:AMD) which was up 4.88% to settle at 14.400 and DXC Technology Co (NYSE:DXC) which gained 4.68% to close at 83.40.

The worst performers were Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) which was down 5.90% to 129.21 in late trade, Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) which lost 5.20% to settle at 88.09 and Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) which was down 2.62% to 35.35 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Co-Diagnostics Inc (NASDAQ:CODX) which rose 65.17% to 4.79, Netlist Inc (NASDAQ:NLST) which was up 31.92% to settle at 0.231 and Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (NASDAQ:CLWT) which gained 23.38% to close at 4.750.

The worst performers were Ominto Inc (NASDAQ:OMNT) which was down 53.40% to 0.4800 in late trade, Organovo Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ONVO) which lost 26.40% to settle at 1.450 and Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) which was down 18.86% to 2.28 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2131 to 931 and 121 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1804 rose and 725 declined, while 142 ended unchanged.

Shares in TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ:TRIP) rose to 52-week highs; rising 5.89% or 3.07 to 55.21. Shares in Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) fell to 52-week lows; down 5.20% or 4.83 to 88.09. Shares in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 3.41% or 1.88 to 57.08. Shares in Ominto Inc (NASDAQ:OMNT) fell to all time lows; losing 53.40% or 0.5500 to 0.4800.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 12.51% to 13.50.

Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.53% or 6.90 to $1293.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 1.97% or 1.32 to hit $65.72 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 1.11% or 0.86 to trade at $76.70 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.30% to 1.1657, while USD/JPY rose 0.65% to 109.53.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.24% at 94.18.

U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.90%
 

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