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U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.01%

Stock Markets Jan 07, 2022 22:25
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Consumer Goods, Technology and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.01%, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.41%, and the NASDAQ Composite index fell 0.96%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA), which rose 2.67% or 1.40 points to trade at 53.84 at the close. The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) added 2.41% or 3.91 points to end at 166.24 and Honeywell International Inc (NASDAQ:HON) was up 2.34% or 4.93 points to 215.75 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD), which lost 2.99% or 12.15 points to trade at 393.61 in late trade. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) declined 2.53% or 4.07 points to end at 156.97 and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shed 2.35% or 11.05 points to 458.60.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Discovery Inc Class A (NASDAQ:DISCA) which rose 16.87% to 30.06, Discovery Communications C Inc (NASDAQ:DISCK) which was up 16.80% to settle at 29.34 and ViacomCBS Inc (NASDAQ:VIAC) which gained 8.16% to close at 35.39.

The worst performers were DR Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI) which was down 6.17% to 95.24 in late trade, Etsy Inc (NASDAQ:ETSY) which lost 5.99% to settle at 185.15 and Xilinx Inc (NASDAQ:XLNX) which was down 5.38% to 193.07 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were China HGS Real Estate Inc (NASDAQ:HGSH) which rose 57.47% to 3.480, ATA Inc (NASDAQ:AACG) which was up 33.33% to settle at 2.640 and Marin Software Inc (NASDAQ:MRIN) which gained 31.30% to close at 4.53.

The worst performers were Siyata Mobile Inc (NASDAQ:SYTA) which was down 42.11% to 1.870 in late trade, Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) which lost 21.44% to settle at 16.090 and Kura Sushi USA Inc (NASDAQ:KRUS) which was down 20.46% to 55.68 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1671 to 1538 and 155 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2150 fell and 1636 advanced, while 228 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 4.33% to 18.76.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.39% or 7.05 to $1796.25 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.72% or 0.57 to hit $78.89 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.26% or 0.21 to trade at $81.78 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.62% to 1.1361, while USD/JPY fell 0.24% to 115.54.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.61% at 95.735.

U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.01%
 

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