U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.58%

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U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.58%U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.58%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the declined 0.58%, while the index declined 0.90%, and the index lost 0.93%.

The best performers of the session on the were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:), which rose 8.13% or 5.15 points to trade at 68.47 at the close. Meanwhile, American Express Company (NYSE:) added 2.85% or 3.74 points to end at 135.11 and Boeing Co (NYSE:) was up 1.66% or 5.26 points to 323.05 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Dow Inc (NYSE:), which fell 3.50% or 1.76 points to trade at 48.49 at the close. Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:) declined 2.91% or 2.58 points to end at 85.98 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:) was down 2.48% or 3.39 points to 133.15.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:) which rose 8.13% to 68.47, Arista Networks (NYSE:) which was up 3.47% to settle at 238.05 and DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:) which gained 3.34% to close at 83.19.

The worst performers were Discover Financial Services (NYSE:) which was down 11.14% to 76.29 in late trade, Synchrony Financial (NYSE:) which lost 9.86% to settle at 32.63 and Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:) which was down 5.38% to 141.68 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Allied Healthcare Products Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 93.33% to 2.900, Lianluo Smart Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was up 55.40% to settle at 1.0800 and Miragen Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 42.67% to close at 0.9700.

The worst performers were Toughbuilt Industries Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 43.21% to 0.1580 in late trade, CHF Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 40.75% to settle at 0.480 and Trans World Entertainment Corp (NASDAQ:) which was down 24.50% to 5.270 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2010 to 783 and 96 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1998 fell and 660 advanced, while 65 ended unchanged.

Shares in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 8.13% or 5.15 to 68.47. Shares in DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 3.34% or 2.69 to 83.19. Shares in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 8.13% or 5.15 to 68.47. Shares in American Express Company (NYSE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 2.85% or 3.74 to 135.11. Shares in Allied Healthcare Products Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; up 93.33% or 1.400 to 2.900. Shares in Toughbuilt Industries Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; falling 43.21% or 0.1202 to 0.1580. Shares in CHF Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; losing 40.75% or 0.330 to 0.480.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 12.17% to 14.56.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.36% or 5.70 to $1571.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 2.50% or 1.39 to hit $54.20 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 2.29% or 1.42 to trade at $60.62 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.24% to 1.1025, while USD/JPY fell 0.19% to 109.28.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.21% at 97.688.

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