US Indices Close Higher; Dow Jones Industrial Average Up 0.71% By Investing.com

© Reuters.  U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.29%

© Reuters. US Indices Close Higher; The Dow Jones industrial average rises 0.71%

Investing.com – The US Stock Market closed higher on Thursday; gains in, and sectors drove indices higher. At the close of the NYSE, the index gained 0.71%, while the index gained 0.68% and the index was up 0.22%. The best performer of the session in the was Nike Inc (NYSE :), which was up 1.96%, or 2.56 points, to trade at 133.27 at the close. Meanwhile, JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE 🙂 advanced 1.95%, or 2.97 points, to close at 155.20 and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE 🙂 was up 1.76%, or 6.95 points, to dismiss the session at 401.54. The worst performer of the session was Merck & Company Inc (NYSE :), which fell 4.40%, or 3.39 points, to trade at 73.70 at the close. Caterpillar Inc (NYSE 🙂 fell 2.13%, 4.94 points, to close at 227.36 and Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE 🙂 fell 1.06%, 2.52 points, to 234, 36. Top performers on the S&P 500 were Alliance Data Systems Corp (NYSE 🙂 which rose 10.12% to 118.75, DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ 🙂 which rose 8.34% to 45.06 and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which gained 7.28% to close at 329.46. The worst performers were eBay Inc (NASDAQ :), which fell 10.03% to 56.07 in the last session, Ford Motor Company (NYSE 🙂 which lost 9.45% to 11.26 and Hologic Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which was down 8.49% to 66.25 at the end. Top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were ShiftPixy Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which rose 32.27% to 3.32, Ocular Therapeutix Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which rose 22.81% to 19.17 and Galera Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which gained 22.69% to close at 8.11. The worst performers were Adverum Biotechnologies Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which fell 62.40% to 3.82 in the last session, Farmmi Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which lost 54.99% to 0.3560 and Cara Therapeutic ( NASDAQ 🙂 which was down 45.52% to 14.05 at the end. Rising stocks outnumbered those that fell on the New York Stock Exchange between 1563 and 1438 and 94 ended unchanged; On the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1815 fell and 1370 advanced, while 103 closed unchanged. Shares of Alliance Data Systems Corp (NYSE 🙂 rose to 52-week highs; increasing 10.12% or 10.91 to 118.75. DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ 🙂 shares rose to 3-year highs; increasing 8.34% or 3.47 to 45.06. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 shares rose to all-time highs; up to 7.28% or 22.36 to 329.46. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE 🙂 shares rose to record highs; increasing 1.76% or 6.95 to 401.54. Shares of Adverum Biotechnologies Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 fell to 52-week lows; it dropped 62.40% or 6.34 to 3.82. Farmmi Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 shares fell to record lows; it dropped 54.99% or 0.4350 to 0.3560. The, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, rose 1.91% to 17.61. Gold futures for June delivery fell 0.04% or 0.75 to $ 1,773.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in the commodities trade, crude oil for June delivery rose 1.69% or 1.08 to $ 64.94 a barrel, while July’s Brent oil contract rose 1.80% or 1.20 to trade at $ 67.98 a barrel. EUR / USD was up 0.01% to 1.2125, while USD / JPY was up 0.27% to 108.89. US Dollar Index futures were up 0.02% to 90.608.

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