U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.05%

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U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.05%
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the Oil & Gas , Telecoms and Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Technology , Consumer Services and Healthcare sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.05%, while the S&P 500 index fell 0.32%, and the NASDAQ Composite index declined 1.26%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE: TRV ), which rose 2.85% or 4.34 points to trade at 156.87 at the close. Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ: CSCO ) added 2.54% or 1.35 points to end at 54.60 and Dow Inc (NYSE: DOW ) was up 2.53% or 1.45 points to 58.79 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Visa Inc Class A (NYSE: V ), which lost 2.63% or 5.28 points to trade at 195.58 in late trade. Boeing Co (NYSE: BA ) declined 1.98% or 4.23 points to end at 209.90 and Amgen Inc (NASDAQ: AMGN ) shed 1.63% or 3.35 points to 202.73.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Nucor Corp (NYSE: NUE ) which rose 6.04% to 119.67, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F ) which was up 5.62% to settle at 20.48 and Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE: HOG ) which gained 4.92% to close at 39.23.

The worst performers were Under Armour Inc A (NYSE: UAA ) which was down 5.93% to 25.36 in late trade, Mastercard Inc (NYSE: MA ) which lost 5.42% to settle at 321.30 and Under Armour Inc C (NYSE: UA ) which was down 4.99% to 21.50 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Longeveron LLC (NASDAQ: LGVN ) which rose 181.16% to 28.200, iSpecimen Inc (NASDAQ: ISPC ) which was up 80.49% to settle at 8.880 and Newage Inc (NASDAQ: NBEV ) which gained 38.14% to close at 1.630.

The worst performers were iFresh Inc (NASDAQ: IFMK ) which was down 57.75% to 0.4901 in late trade, ReTo Eco-Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: RETO ) which lost 39.55% to settle at 1.0700 and Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: AUPH ) which was down 30.98% to 19.65 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1757 to 1519 and 129 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2416 fell and 1390 advanced, while 170 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 7.04% to 19.17 a new 1-month high.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 2.49% or 46.10 to $1805.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.54% or 0.41 to hit $76.35 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 0.56% or 0.44 to trade at $79.33 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.47% to 1.1235, while USD/JPY rose 0.79% to 114.89.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.52% at 96.530.

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