U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.45%

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U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.45%
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Consumer Goods , Financials and Healthcare sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.45%, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.43%, and the NASDAQ Composite index fell 0.64%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Honeywell International Inc (NASDAQ: HON ), which rose 1.03% or 2.32 points to trade at 228.05 at the close. Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ: CSCO ) added 0.91% or 0.52 points to end at 57.52 and Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ) was up 0.87% or 1.49 points to 173.34 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Visa Inc Class A (NYSE: V ), which lost 3.24% or 7.14 points to trade at 213.35 in late trade. Caterpillar Inc (NYSE: CAT ) declined 2.26% or 4.85 points to end at 209.40 and International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM ) shed 1.73% or 2.12 points to 120.78.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were DR Horton Inc (NYSE: DHI ) which rose 4.84% to 97.21, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE: IFF ) which was up 3.99% to settle at 153.42 and Gap Inc (NYSE: GPS ) which gained 3.64% to close at 25.37.

The worst performers were PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PYPL ) which was down 11.68% to 202.62 in late trade, Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) which lost 11.26% to settle at 1032.01 and TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP ) which was down 9.49% to 31.56 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Katapult Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: KPLT ) which rose 36.02% to 5.64, Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ: GFED ) which was up 32.75% to settle at 31.90 and Altimeter Growth Corp (NASDAQ: AGC ) which gained 25.20% to close at 15.35.

The worst performers were Amyris Inc (NASDAQ: AMRS ) which was down 36.59% to 8.23 in late trade, Pioneer Pow (NASDAQ: PPSI ) which lost 29.62% to settle at 7.320 and Shattuck Labs Inc (NASDAQ: STTK ) which was down 29.25% to 13.47 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1705 to 1490 and 131 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2177 fell and 1429 advanced, while 148 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 4.70% to 18.03.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.29% or 5.35 to $1833.35 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 2.90% or 2.38 to hit $84.31 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 1.75% or 1.46 to trade at $84.89 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.07% to 1.1594, while USD/JPY fell 0.30% to 112.88.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 93.957.

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