US equities mixed at close of business Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.32% By Investing.com

© Reuters.  U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.17%

© Reuters. US stocks mixed at close of business Dow Jones industrial average rises 0.32%

Investing.com – The US Stock Market Was Mixed After Wednesday Close; sector gains, and drove indices higher, while losses in sectors, and drove indices lower. At the close of the New York Stock Exchange, 0.32% added to reach a new all-time high, while the index declined 0.07% and the index fell 0.66%. The best performance of the session in the was Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE :), with a rise of 5.61%, or 3.04 points, to settle at 57.19 at the close. Meanwhile, Chevron Corp (NYSE 🙂 advanced 2.86%, 2.66 points, to close at 95.79 and Home Depot Inc (NYSE 🙂 rose 2.25%, 6.19 points, to dismiss the session at 281.58. The worst performers of the session were Apple Inc (NASDAQ :), which fell 1.92% or 2.56 points to trade at 130.63 at the close. American Express Company (NYSE 🙂 fell 1.28%, 1.67 points, to close at 129.01 and Honeywell International Inc (NYSE 🙂 fell 0.79%, 1.60 points, ending at 201, 84. Top performers on the S&P 500 were Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ 🙂 which rose 13.67% to 25.53, Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ 🙂 which rose 6.09% to 171.81 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE 🙂 which gained 5.61% to close at 57.19. The worst performers were IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ :), which fell 7.29% to 237.79 in the last session, Henry Schein Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which lost 5.06% to 67.01 and TechnipFMC PLC (NYSE 🙂 which was down 4.33% to 7.74 at the close. Top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were CLPS Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which was up 151.02% to 12.30, Powerbridge Technologies Co Ltd (NASDAQ 🙂 which was up 117.30% to 8.54 and NXT- ID Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which gained 62.05% to close at 3.1600. The worst performers were Socket Mobile Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which was down 36.17% to 13,200 in the last session, Pyxis Tankers Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which lost 32.43% to settle at 2,000 and Luokung Technology Corp (NASDAQ: ) which was down 30.33% to 2,090 at the close. The declining shares outnumbered those that advanced on the New York Stock Exchange between 1789 and 1282 and 92 ended unchanged; On the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1972 fell and 1205 advanced, while 59 ended unchanged. Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ 🙂 shares rose to 52-week highs; gaining 13.67% or 3.07 to 25.53. Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ 🙂 shares rose to record highs; up to 6.09% or 9.87 to 171.81. CLPS Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 shares rose to 52-week highs; increasing 151.02% or 7.40 to 12.30. Powerbridge Technologies Co Ltd (NASDAQ 🙂 shares rose to record highs; gaining 117.30% or 4.61 to 8.54. NXT-ID Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 shares rose to 3-year highs; up to 62.05% or 1.2100 to 3.1600. The, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 0.19% to 21.42. Gold Futures for April delivery was down 1.43% or 25.70 to $ 1,773.30 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in the commodities trade, crude oil for March delivery rose 1.95% or 1.17 to $ 61.22 a barrel, while April’s Brent oil contract was up 1.77% or 1.12 to trade at $ 64.47 a barrel. EUR / USD was down 0.50% to 1.2043, while USD / JPY was down 0.13% to 105.91. US Dollar Index futures were up 0.46% to 90.922.

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