U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.89%

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U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.89%
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Oil & Gas , Consumer Services and Technology sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.89%, while the S&P 500 index fell 0.91%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 1.39%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Coca-Cola Co (NYSE: KO ), which rose 2.63% or 1.48 points to trade at 57.76 at the close. Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT ) added 1.80% or 2.54 points to end at 143.57 and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) was up 1.79% or 2.96 points to 168.45 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Boeing Co (NYSE: BA ), which lost 3.74% or 7.66 points to trade at 197.40 in late trade. Dow Inc (NYSE: DOW ) declined 2.49% or 1.36 points to end at 53.32 and Home Depot Inc (NYSE: HD ) shed 2.45% or 10.16 points to 405.24.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) which rose 4.77% to 59.05, Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE: HOG ) which was up 4.70% to settle at 38.54 and Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE ) which gained 4.59% to close at 55.20.

The worst performers were NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) which was down 6.75% to 281.61 in late trade, TechnipFMC PLC (NYSE: FTI ) which lost 6.72% to settle at 6.110 and Macy’s Inc (NYSE: M ) which was down 6.66% to 24.95 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were SeaChange International Inc (NASDAQ: SEAC ) which rose 128.81% to 1.7200, Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ARNA ) which was up 80.38% to settle at 90.08 and Foghorn Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: FHTX ) which gained 54.96% to close at 18.58.

The worst performers were Nisun International Enterprise Development Group Co Ltd (NASDAQ: NISN ) which was down 60.29% to 4.38 in late trade, X4 Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: XFOR ) which lost 44.13% to settle at 2.140 and IGM Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ: IGMS ) which was down 41.31% to 29.25 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2312 to 943 and 134 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2736 fell and 1059 advanced, while 174 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 8.67% to 20.31.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.14% or 2.55 to $1787.35 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 0.67% or 0.48 to hit $71.19 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to trade at $74.21 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.00% to 1.1282, while USD/JPY rose 0.02% to 113.58.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.26% at 96.320.

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