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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.21%

Published Oct 22, 2021 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Oil & Gas and Consumer Goods sectors led shares higher while losses in the Technology, Consumer Services and Telecoms sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.21% to hit a new all time high, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.11%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 0.82%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), which rose 5.42% or 9.61 points to trade at 187.08 at the close. Meanwhile, Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) added 1.65% or 6.73 points to end at 414.32 and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was up 1.56% or 6.88 points to 449.16 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), which fell 11.68% or 6.54 points to trade at 49.46 at the close. Honeywell International Inc (NASDAQ:HON) declined 3.17% or 7.12 points to end at 217.40 and Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) was down 1.45% or 0.86 points to 58.40.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) which rose 6.80% to 753.12, Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) which was up 6.07% to settle at 87.23 and eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) which gained 5.75% to close at 80.59.

The worst performers were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) which was down 11.68% to 49.46 in late trade, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) which lost 5.05% to settle at 324.61 and Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) which was down 4.83% to 62.24 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Phunware Inc (NASDAQ:PHUN) which rose 471.24% to 8.7400, Remark Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MARK) which was up 138.44% to settle at 2.1700 and Digital World Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:DWAC) which gained 98.86% to close at 90.48.

The worst performers were Metacrine Inc (NASDAQ:MTCR) which was down 57.44% to 1.630 in late trade, Xiaobai Maimai Inc (NASDAQ:HX) which lost 38.51% to settle at 5.6200 and Ocular Therapeutix Inc (NASDAQ:OCUL) which was down 36.20% to 6.91 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1606 to 1588 and 123 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2180 fell and 1429 advanced, while 156 ended unchanged.

Shares in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) rose to all time highs; rising 6.80% or 47.98 to 753.12. Shares in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) rose to all time highs; up 5.75% or 4.38 to 80.59. Shares in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) rose to all time highs; gaining 5.42% or 9.61 to 187.08. Shares in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rose to all time highs; rising 1.56% or 6.88 to 449.16. Shares in Phunware Inc (NASDAQ:PHUN) rose to 52-week highs; rising 471.24% or 7.2100 to 8.7400. Shares in Metacrine Inc (NASDAQ:MTCR) fell to all time lows; losing 57.44% or 2.200 to 1.630. Shares in Digital World Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:DWAC) rose to all time highs; up 98.86% or 44.98 to 90.48. Shares in Ocular Therapeutix Inc (NASDAQ:OCUL) fell to 52-week lows; down 36.20% or 3.92 to 6.91.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 2.80% to 15.43.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.70% or 12.55 to $1794.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 2.06% or 1.70 to hit $84.20 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.54% or 1.30 to trade at $85.91 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.18% to 1.1643, while USD/JPY fell 0.47% to 113.43.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.17% at 93.597.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.21%
 

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