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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.18%

Stock Markets Jul 16, 2018 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the Financials, Telecoms and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher while losses in the Oil & Gas, Basic Materials and Healthcare sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.18%, while the S&P 500 index lost 0.10%, and the NASDAQ Composite index declined 0.26%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), which rose 3.97% or 4.22 points to trade at 110.58 at the close. Meanwhile, Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) added 2.22% or 5.03 points to end at 231.44 and Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) was up 1.72% or 0.72 points to 42.50 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT), which fell 1.90% or 2.67 points to trade at 138.08 at the close. Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) declined 0.98% or 0.82 points to end at 82.49 and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) was down 0.98% or 1.24 points to 124.69.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Arconic Inc (NYSE:ARNC) which rose 10.47% to 19.20, VF Corporation (NYSE:VFC) which was up 4.67% to settle at 88.80 and Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) which gained 4.31% to close at 29.78.

The worst performers were Alliance Data Systems Corp (NYSE:ADS) which was down 10.07% to 218.97 in late trade, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) which lost 6.70% to settle at 20.04 and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) which was down 5.59% to 4.900 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were MER Telemanagement Solutions Ltd (NASDAQ:MTSL) which rose 79.75% to 2.8400, Coda Octopus Group Inc (NASDAQ:CODA) which was up 64.44% to settle at 6.1500 and Genetic Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ:GENE) which gained 35.78% to close at 1.480.

The worst performers were Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:INNT) which was down 65.91% to 8.08 in late trade, Ability Inc (NASDAQ:ABIL) which lost 28.81% to settle at 5.05 and ShiftPixy Inc (NASDAQ:PIXY) which was down 27.92% to 3.33 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1998 to 1050 and 119 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1502 fell and 1024 advanced, while 148 ended unchanged.

Shares in VF Corporation (NYSE:VFC) rose to all time highs; gaining 4.67% or 3.96 to 88.80. Shares in MER Telemanagement Solutions Ltd (NASDAQ:MTSL) rose to 52-week highs; rising 79.75% or 1.2600 to 2.8400. Shares in Coda Octopus Group Inc (NASDAQ:CODA) rose to 52-week highs; up 64.44% or 2.4100 to 6.1500.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 4.43% to 12.72.

Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.01% or 0.10 to $1241.30 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 4.12% or 2.88 to hit $67.07 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 4.46% or 3.36 to trade at $71.97 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.25% to 1.1715, while USD/JPY fell 0.11% to 112.26.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.20% at 94.25.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.18%
 

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