© Reuters. U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.65%
The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), which rose 2.52% or 7.49 points to trade at 304.26 at the close. Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) added 1.96% or 6.33 points to end at 329.23 and Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) was up 1.66% or 0.95 points to 58.22 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), which lost 0.82% or 0.43 points to trade at 52.01 in late trade. Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) declined 0.38% or 0.86 points to end at 223.53 and Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) shed 0.39% or 0.22 points to 56.64.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Foot Locker Inc (NYSE:FL) which rose 7.34% to 58.38, NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) which was up 5.09% to settle at 208.05 and ABIOMED Inc (NASDAQ:ABMD) which gained 4.53% to close at 348.45.
The worst performers were Ross Stores Inc (NASDAQ:ROST) which was down 2.68% to 123.19 in late trade, Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) which lost 2.06% to settle at 351.60 and Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX) which was down 1.93% to 566.00 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Regencell Bioscience Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:RGC) which rose 235.56% to 21.14, Flora Growth Corp (NASDAQ:FLGC) which was up 43.93% to settle at 12.680 and GeoVax Labs Inc (NASDAQ:GOVX) which gained 32.79% to close at 5.710.
The worst performers were Progenity Inc (NASDAQ:PROG) which was down 55.27% to 0.666 in late trade, Sonnet Biotherapeutics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SONN) which lost 49.59% to settle at 0.6150 and Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:ENDP) which was down 40.14% to 2.125 at the close.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2329 to 889 and 138 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2563 rose and 1029 declined, while 131 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 14.35% to 18.56.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.02% or 0.30 to $1783.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 2.55% or 1.62 to hit $61.88 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 2.15% or 1.43 to trade at $65.02 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.26% to 1.1704, while USD/JPY rose 0.07% to 109.79.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 93.455.
U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.65%
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