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Wednesday U.S. stocks were lower after close with losses in the Oil & Gas, Consumer Services and Healthcare sectors led shares lower.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.31%, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.44%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 0.57% at the close in NYSE.

The best performers of the session regarding the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Inc that is Nike, which rose 1.33percent or 1.42 points to trade at 108.39 at the close. Meanwhile, Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V) added 0.99percent or 1.98 points to finish at 200.99 and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) had been up 0.85% or 1.71 points to 203.02 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session had been Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), which fell 2.17% or 1.05 points to trade at 47.37 at the close. Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) declined 1.71percent or 2.30 points to finish at 132.41 and The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) was down 1.51% or 1.73 points to 113.20.

The performers that are top the S&P 500 had been Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) which rose 12.65% to 154.22, Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc (NYSE:FCX) which was up 3.68% to settle at 14.94 and CenturyLink Inc (NYSE:CTL) which gained 3.58% to close at 11.29.

The worst performers were Jack Henry & Associates Inc (NASDAQ:JKHY) which was down 12.88% to 172.22 in late trade, TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) which destroyed 5.38% to be in at 54.36 and Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) which was down 4.87% to 65.70 during the close.

The performers which can be top the NASDAQ Composite were Sypris Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SYPR) which rose 81.37% to 1.8500, Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MNTA) which was up 69.17% to take at 52.12 and Innodata Inc (NASDAQ:INOD) which gained 45.83% to shut at 2.450.

The worst performers had been Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:BMRN) which was down 35.28% to 76.72 in belated trade, GreenPro Capital Corp (NASDAQ:GRNQ) which destroyed 31.52% to settle at 1.1300 and Galapagos NV ADR (NASDAQ:GLPG) that was down 25.03% to 141.00 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered ones that are advancing the brand new York Stock Exchange by 1835 to 1197 and 99 finished unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1464 fell and 1325 advanced, while 92 ended unchanged.

Stocks in Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) rose to any or all time that is right; up 12.65% or 17.32 to 154.22. Shares in Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc (NYSE:FCX) rose to highs that are 52-week up 3.68% or 0.53 to 14.94. Stocks in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) rose to all right time highs; up 1.33% or 1.42 to 108.39. Shares in Sypris Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SYPR) rose to 3-years highs; rising 81.37% or 0.8300 to 1.8500. Stocks in Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MNTA) rose to any or all right time highs; gaining 69.17% or 21.31 to 52.12. Shares in Innodata Inc (NASDAQ:INOD) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 45.83% or 0.770 to 2.450. Shares in Galapagos NV ADR (NASDAQ:GLPG) dropped to lows that are 52-week down 25.03% or 47.08 to 141.00.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which steps the volatility that is implied of 500 options, was up 4.79% to 22.54.

Gold Futures for delivery was down 3.91% or 78.70 to $1934.40 a troy ounce december. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for distribution in October fell 0.39% or 0.17 to hit $42.95 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 0.04% or 0.02 to trade at $45.17 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.04% to 1.1841, while USD/JPY rose 0.03percent to 106.13. The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.83% at 93.025. Wednesday U.S. stocks were lower after close with losses in the Oil & Gas.

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