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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.41%

Stock MarketsAug 06, 2021 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Financials and Oil & Gas sectors led shares higher while losses in the Consumer Goods, Consumer Services and Technology sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.41% to hit a new all time high, while the S&P 500 index climbed 0.17%, and the NASDAQ Composite index fell 0.40%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS), which rose 3.52% or 13.52 points to trade at 397.82 at the close. Meanwhile, JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) added 2.84% or 4.35 points to end at 157.50 and Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) was up 1.64% or 1.00 points to 62.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN), which fell 1.63% or 3.81 points to trade at 230.18 at the close. Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) declined 0.99% or 3.31 points to end at 329.80 and Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was down 0.81% or 1.15 points to 141.35.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Corteva Inc (NYSE:CTVA) which rose 7.96% to 44.74, Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) which was up 6.24% to settle at 18.56 and DXC Technology Co (NYSE:DXC) which gained 6.09% to close at 41.08.

The worst performers were Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE) which was down 7.93% to 148.88 in late trade, Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS) which lost 6.27% to settle at 40.20 and Illumina Inc (NASDAQ:ILMN) which was down 3.74% to 496.38 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Kaixin Auto Holdings (NASDAQ:KXIN) which rose 87.43% to 3.130, Sphere 3D Corp (NASDAQ:ANY) which was up 40.41% to settle at 4.830 and Westport Fuel Systems Inc (NASDAQ:WPRT) which gained 28.39% to close at 5.020.

The worst performers were Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:DRNA) which was down 28.14% to 27.25 in late trade, icad inc (NASDAQ:ICAD) which lost 23.70% to settle at 11.75 and Y mAbs Therapeutics (NASDAQ:YMAB) which was down 21.58% to 29.26 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1886 to 1268 and 132 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1820 rose and 1669 declined, while 153 ended unchanged.

Shares in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) rose to all time highs; rising 3.52% or 13.52 to 397.82. Shares in Sphere 3D Corp (NASDAQ:ANY) rose to 52-week highs; up 40.41% or 1.390 to 4.830.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 6.54% to 16.15 a new 1-month low.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 2.57% or 46.45 to $1762.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 1.42% or 0.98 to hit $68.11 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 1.09% or 0.78 to trade at $70.51 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.60% to 1.1761, while USD/JPY rose 0.46% to 110.25.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.57% at 92.782.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.41%
 

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