US shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.04%


At the close in New York, the Dow Jones lost 0.04%, the S&P 500 fell 0.00% and the NASDAQ Composite lost 0.04%.

In the leaders of growth among the components of the Dow Jones at the end of today's trading were shares of Boeing Co, which rose in price by 12.13 points (5.49%), to close at 233.09. Chevron Corp was up 2.27% or 2.59 points to end at 116.82. McDonald's Corporation rose 0.91% or 2.27 points to close at 252.94.

The biggest losers were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, which fell 1.78% or 8.19 points to end the session at 450.80. Amgen Inc was up 1.06% or 2.23 points to end at 207.40, while Johnson & Johnson was down 0.90% or 1.49 points to 163. 52.

The top gainers among the S&P 500 index components at the end of today's trading were Dollar Tree Inc, which rose 14.28% to 129.23, Boeing Co, which gained 5.49% to close at 233.09, and Wynn Resorts Limited rose 4.36% to trade at 98.05 at the close.

The biggest losers were Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, which fell 5.45% to close at 177.60. Shares of American Tower Corp shed 4.26% to trade at 260.50. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings was down 4.01% to 285.31.

The top gainers among the components of the NASDAQ Composite Index at the end of today's trading were Creative Realities Inc (NASDAQ: CREX), which rose 79.45% to 2.620, Patriot National Bancorp Inc, which gained 49.65% to close at 15.040 and Scynexis Inc, which rose 25.00% to end at 6,750.

The biggest losers were Bit Brother Ltd, which fell 28.68% to close at 1.8900. Telos Corp shares lost 28.06% to end the session at 17.54. Marathon Digital Holdings Inc was down 27.03% to 55.40.

On the New York Stock Exchange, the number of securities that fell (1,758) exceeded the number of those that closed in positive territory (1,489), while the quotations of 129 shares remained practically unchanged. On the NASDAQ stock exchange, 2077 companies fell in price, 1655 rose, and 177 remained at the level of the previous close.

Dollar Tree Inc rose to an all-time high, rising 14.28%, 16.15 points to trade at 129.23. Chevron Corp rose to a 52-week high, gaining 2.27%, 2.59 points to trade at 116.82. Patriot National Bancorp Inc rose to a 52-week high, rising 49.65%, 4.990 points to trade at 15.040. Telos Corp shares fell to historic lows, falling 28.06%, 6.84 points to trade at 17.54.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the value of S&P 500 options trading, was up 1.23% to trade at 16.49.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.18% or 3.40 to $ 1.865.10 a troy ounce. In other commodities, WTI crude oil futures for January delivery rose 0.19%, or 0.15, to $ 79.84 a barrel. Futures contracts for Brent crude for delivery in January fell 0.06%, or 0.05, to trade at $ 82.12 a barrel.

Meanwhile, on the Forex market, the EUR / USD pair was down 0.70% to 1.1370, while USD / JPY rose 0.24% to hit 114.12.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.39% at 95.502.

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