Investing.com | Jul 23, 2015 21:31
The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO), which rose 1.74% or 0.48 points to trade at 28.01 at the close. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) added 1.25% or 0.57 points to end at 46.11 and International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) was up 0.86% or 1.38 points to 161.73 in late trade.
Biggest losers included 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), which lost 3.80% or 5.91 points to trade at 149.50 in late trade. Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) declined 3.61% or 2.88 points to end at 76.88 and American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) shed 2.51% or 1.98 points to 77.01.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) which rose 17.57% to 63.70, F5 Networks Inc (NASDAQ:FFIV) which was up 7.75% to settle at 127.68 and Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) which gained 7.34% to close at 95.93.
The worst performers were United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI) which was down 13.72% to 66.98 in late trade, Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc (NYSE:FCX) which lost 9.43% to settle at 13.64 and Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) which was down 5.75% to 284.34 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:ITEK) which rose 193.88% to 15.37, UBIC Inc (NASDAQ:UBIC) which was up 42.50% to settle at 19.85 and Ultra Clean Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:UCTT) which gained 31.92% to close at 7.15.
The worst performers were NVE Corporation (NASDAQ:NVEC) which was down 24.14% to 59.51 in late trade, MoSys Inc (NASDAQ:MOSY) which lost 20.32% to settle at 1.490 and Wave Systems Corp (NASDAQ:WAVX) which was down 20.17% to 0.205 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2232 to 858 and 1 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1864 fell and 914 advanced, while 7 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 4.29% to 12.64.
In commodities trading, Gold for August delivery was up 0.02% or 0.20 to $1088.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.01% or 0.01 to hit $48.78 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.02% or 0.01 to trade at $55.45 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.56% to 1.0990, while USD/JPY fell 0.10% to 123.86.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.35% at 97.28.
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