(C) Reuters. U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.90%
The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), which rose 3.76% or 14.14 points to trade at 389.77 at the close. Meanwhile, Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM) added 2.21% or 5.04 points to end at 233.06 and Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) was up 2.16% or 5.38 points to 255.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA), which fell 1.40% or 0.76 points to trade at 53.71 at the close. Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) declined 0.85% or 1.60 points to end at 185.86 and Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) was down 0.82% or 0.86 points to 103.41.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:AMD) which rose 5.69% to 83.02, Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) which was up 5.66% to settle at 9.14 and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) which gained 5.61% to close at 645.37.
The worst performers were Truist Financial Corp (NYSE:TFC) which was down 4.12% to 57.23 in late trade, MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) which lost 3.81% to settle at 39.69 and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NYSE:NCLH) which was down 3.29% to 28.25 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Trevena Inc (NASDAQ:TRVN) which rose 32.75% to 2.2700, Wilhelmina (NASDAQ:WHLM) which was up 26.20% to settle at 10.50 and Kaspien Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:KSPN) which gained 16.73% to close at 26.300.
The worst performers were KLX Energy Services Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:KLXE) which was down 27.87% to 10.43 in late trade, Greenbox Pos (NASDAQ:GBOX) which lost 26.12% to settle at 10.1000 and Amplitech Group Inc (NASDAQ:AMPG) which was down 21.69% to 6.570 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1890 to 1169 and 89 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1673 fell and 1521 advanced, while 93 ended unchanged.
Shares in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) rose to all time highs; up 5.61% or 34.29 to 645.37. Shares in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rose to all time highs; up 3.76% or 14.14 to 389.77. Shares in Wilhelmina (NASDAQ:WHLM) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 26.20% or 2.18 to 10.50.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 2.47% to 16.57 a new 52-week low.
Gold Futures for June delivery was up 1.61% or 28.00 to $1764.30 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 0.33% or 0.21 to hit $63.36 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.39% or 0.26 to trade at $66.84 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.07% to 1.1970, while USD/JPY fell 0.18% to 108.72.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 91.648.
U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.90%
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