(C) Reuters. U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.56%
The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA), which rose 7.43% or 3.51 points to trade at 50.77 at the close. Meanwhile, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) added 4.17% or 16.81 points to end at 420.36 and Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) was up 3.22% or 1.83 points to 58.74 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Boeing Co (NYSE:BA), which fell 1.96% or 4.34 points to trade at 217.44 at the close. Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:MRK) declined 0.79% or 0.62 points to end at 78.33 and The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) was up 0.19% or 0.30 points to 156.69.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) which rose 7.43% to 50.77, APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA) which was up 6.54% to settle at 26.22 and Affiliated Managers Group Inc (NYSE:AMG) which gained 4.56% to close at 158.86.
The worst performers were U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) which was down 2.25% to 60.08 in late trade, Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) which lost 1.96% to settle at 217.44 and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) which was down 1.61% to 45.31 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Grove Inc (NASDAQ:GRVI) which rose 35.13% to 6.77, NRX Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:NRXP) which was up 26.17% to settle at 11.91 and Broadwind Energy Inc (NASDAQ:BWEN) which gained 25.82% to close at 3.460.
The worst performers were Teligent Inc (NASDAQ:TLGT) which was down 39.56% to 0.2014 in late trade, Up Fintech Holding Ltd (NASDAQ:TIGR) which lost 21.19% to settle at 8.18 and Waitr Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:WTRH) which was down 18.90% to 1.0300 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2464 to 763 and 126 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2296 rose and 1298 declined, while 167 ended unchanged.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 9.55% to 16.86 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.20% or 3.55 to $1798.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.36% or 1.09 to hit $81.53 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.31% or 1.09 to trade at $84.27 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.06% to 1.1599, while USD/JPY rose 0.40% to 113.68.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 93.970.
U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.56%
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