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U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.07%

Stock MarketsJul 22, 2021 21:25
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Technology, Healthcare and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.07%, while the S&P 500 index added 0.20%, and the NASDAQ Composite index added 0.36%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM), which rose 2.56% or 6.19 points to trade at 248.30 at the close. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) added 1.69% or 4.76 points to end at 286.16 and Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) was up 1.61% or 2.59 points to 163.67 in late trade.

Biggest losers included The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV), which lost 2.71% or 4.12 points to trade at 147.72 in late trade. JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) declined 1.26% or 1.93 points to end at 150.93 and Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) shed 1.00% or 1.00 points to 98.82.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) which rose 4.26% to 39.14, CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) which was up 3.52% to settle at 32.68 and Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) which gained 3.33% to close at 289.11.

The worst performers were TechnipFMC PLC (NYSE:FTI) which was down 7.77% to 7.240 in late trade, Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) which lost 5.31% to settle at 183.92 and Nordstrom Inc (NYSE:JWN) which was down 4.62% to 31.99 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Immunoprecise Antibodies Ltd (NASDAQ:IPA) which rose 134.53% to 13.110, Big Rock Partners Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:NRXP) which was up 62.61% to settle at 16.44 and Universe Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:UPC) which gained 47.17% to close at 3.900.

The worst performers were Sentage Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SNTG) which was down 62.38% to 11.70 in late trade, Seres Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:MCRB) which lost 61.88% to settle at 7.94 and Jupiter Wellness Inc (NASDAQ:JUPW) which was down 26.52% to 2.050 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2166 to 1002 and 122 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2473 fell and 1008 advanced, while 139 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 1.23% to 17.69.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.21% or 3.85 to $1807.25 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 2.02% or 1.42 to hit $71.72 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 1.90% or 1.37 to trade at $73.60 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.19% to 1.1769, while USD/JPY fell 0.08% to 110.18.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 92.873.

U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.07%
 

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