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U.S. Shares Lower At Close, DOW Down .48%


U.S. stocks were lower after the close as losses in the Technology, Consumer Services and Consumer Goods sectors led shares reduced Friday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average destroyed 0.48%, whilst the S&P 500 index declined 0.96%, while the NASDAQ Composite index declined 2.22% at the close in NYSE.

The best performers associated with session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW), which rose 2.60% or 1.20 points to trade at 47.31 at the close. Meanwhile, Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) added 2.20% or 3.23 points to end at 149.94 and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was up 1.40% or 3.08 points to 222.67 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN), which fell 3.91% or 9.98 points to trade at 245.41 at the close. Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) declined 3.23% or 3.77 points to end at 113.02 and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was down 2.95% or 6.27 points to 206.19.

The performers that are top the S&P 500 were LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) which rose 6.02% to 72.24, Macerich Company (NYSE:MAC) which ended up being up 5.71% to stay at 7.41 and United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI) which gained 5.51% to shut at 185.02.

The worst performers were Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) which was down 5.30% to 78.30 in belated trade, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VRTX) which destroyed 4.65% to settle at 260.80 and Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) which was down 4.63% to 503.06 at the close. U.S. stocks were lower after the close as losses in the Technology mount.

The performers which are top the NASDAQ Composite were Nano X Imaging Ltd (NASDAQ:NNOX) which rose 56.20% to 37.44, Westwater Resources Inc (NASDAQ:WWR) which was up 49.32% to settle at 4.420 and ProPhase Labs Inc (NASDAQ:PRPH) which gained 32.05per cent to close at 5.150.

The worst performers were Benitec Biopharma Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:BNTC) which was down 36.74% to 3.03 in late trade, Mesoblast Ltd (NASDAQ:MESO) which lost 35.27% to settle at 12.03 and Oasis Petroleum Inc (NASDAQ:OAS) which was down 19.10% to 0.171 during the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered ones that are decreasing the New York Stock Exchange by 1907 to 1162 and 96 ended unchanged; regarding the Nasdaq inventory Exchange, 1486 fell and 1380 advanced, while 78 finished unchanged.

Shares in United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI) rose to highs that are 52-week increasing 5.51% or 9.67 to 185.02. Shares in Benitec Biopharma Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:BNTC) fell to lows that are 52-week down 36.74% or 1.76 to 3.03. Stocks in ProPhase Labs Inc (NASDAQ:PRPH) rose to highs that are 52-week up 32.05% or 1.250 to 5.150. Shares in Oasis Petroleum Inc (NASDAQ:OAS) fell to all right time lows; losing 19.10% or 0.040 to 0.171.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the volatility that is suggested of 500 choices, was up 3.48% to 27.63.

Gold Futures for delivery was down 0.64percent or 12.30 to $1904.00 a troy ounce December. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 4.52% or 1.75 to hit $36.97 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 4.25% or 1.74 to trade at $39.19 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.26% to 1.1716, while USD/JPY fell 0.19% to 105.30.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 93.907.


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