Investing.com | Jun 28, 2018 21:25
The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ), which rose 3.14% or 1.55 points to trade at 50.86 at the close. International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) added 1.86% or 2.56 points to end at 140.04 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) was up 1.64% or 1.69 points to 104.93 in late trade.
Biggest losers included UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), which lost 1.32% or 3.27 points to trade at 244.90 in late trade. Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) declined 1.19% or 1.03 points to end at 85.86 and General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) shed 0.93% or 0.13 points to 13.83.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) which fell 0.28% to 137.40, Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc (NYSE:FCX) which was down 0.65% to settle at 16.79 and Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) which gained 0.11% to close at 45.94.
The worst performers were ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE:CAG) which was up 1.07% to 35.83 in late trade, Brighthouse Financial Inc (NASDAQ:BHF) which lost 0.10% to settle at 40.19 and Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) which was up 4.65% to 38.50 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were MagneGas Corp (NASDAQ:MNGA) which rose 51.92% to 0.562, VivoPower International PLC (NASDAQ:VVPR) which was up 61.38% to settle at 2.34 and Leading Brands Inc (NASDAQ:LBIX) which gained 28.07% to close at 1.460.
The worst performers were Arsanis Inc (NASDAQ:ASNS) which was down 78.01% to 4.00 in late trade, China Advanced Construction Materials (NASDAQ:CADC) which lost 29.79% to settle at 4.950 and Differential Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DFBG) which was down 26.61% to 4.000 at the close.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1800 to 1275 and 117 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1415 rose and 1157 declined, while 119 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 4.97% to 17.02.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.51% or 6.40 to $1249.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.71% or 0.52 to hit $73.28 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to trade at $77.46 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.10% to 1.1564, while USD/JPY rose 0.24% to 110.52.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 95.04.
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