© Reuters. Stock indices in the United States declined at the end of today’s session; The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 0.90%.
Investing.com – US stocks were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the end of trading in New York, it decreased by 0.90%, while it decreased by 0.74% and decreased by 0.70%.
Among the leading stocks today was The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: NYSE), which rose 0.90%, or 0.83 points, to close at 93.38. Meanwhile, Verizon Communications (NYSE:) added 0.81% or 0.30 points to end at 37.40 and Salesforce Inc (NYSE:) added 0.75% or 0.98 points to 131.11 in late trade.
As for the weaker performer at the end of the day’s trading, shares closed Chevron Corp (NYSE:) declined by 3.19%, or 5.54 points, to trade at 168.00 levels at the close. Amgen (NASDAQ:) declined 2.42%, or 6.92 points, to end at 278.65, and Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:) closed down 2.33%, or 3.47 points, to 145.31.
On the other hand, the best performance in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was recorded by Paramount Global Class B (NASDAQ:) stock, which rose by 5.08% at a price of 19.02. Tesla (NASDAQ:) also continued its rise by 3.23% and closed at Levels of 179.05, as well as the share of Netflix (NASDAQ:) rose about 3.14% and ended its trading at a price of 320.01.
Among the stocks with the weakest performance today, we mention the share of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:), which fell by 5.91%, and closed its session at a price of 46.97, a share. Etsy Inc (NASDAQ:), which lost 5.74% at 126.78, and Halliburton Corporation (NYSE:), which weakened by 5.33% and closed at 33.01 today’s session on the stock exchange.
On the other hand, the best performance in the Nasdaq index was recorded by shares HTG Molecular Diagnostics Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose by 117.57% at a price of 0.54, ClearOne Inc (NASDAQ:) also continued its rise at 73.40% and closed at 1.40 levels, as well as China Jo-Jo Drugs (NASDAQ:) rose to 51.20% and ended its trading at a price of 3.31.
Among the underperforming stocks today, we mention the stock of the company Grom Social Enterprises Inc (NASDAQ:), which fell by 66.28%, and closed its session at a price of 1.30, a share Autolus Therapeutics Ltd (NASDAQ:), which lost 38.13% at 1.85, and Appreciate Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:), which weakened by 33.43% and closed at 2.73 today’s session on the stock exchange.
The number of declining shares exceeded the number of shares that closed higher on the New York Stock Exchange with 2140 compared to 954, while 101 remained unchanged. As for the Nasdaq stock exchange, 2360 of the stocks declined and 1368 strengthened their position, while 216 of the stocks maintained their value.
Grom Social Enterprises Inc (NASDAQ:) stock fell to an all-time low, continuing its decline by 66.28%, or 2.56 points, at a price of 1.30. Shares in Autolus Therapeutics Ltd (NASDAQ:) fell to an all-time low, losing 38.13%, or 1.14 points, at a price of 1.85. Shares in Appreciate Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to an all-time low, losing 33.43%, or 1.37 points, at a price of 2.73.
which measures the implied standard deviation of options on the S&P 500 Index, traded up 2.42% and closed at 22.83.
Gold futures for February delivery rose 0.36%, or 6.55%, and closed at $1,808.05 an ounce. As for other commodities, WTI crude oil futures contracts for January delivery increased by 0.10%, or 0.07, and reached a price of $71.53 per barrel, while the February contract for Brent oil contracts increased by 0.71%, or 0.54 points, and closed at $76.69 per barrel.
The EUR/USD pair maintained its stability by 0.25%, and traded at 1.05 levels, while the USD/JPY pair continued its rise by 0.02%, reaching 136.68 levels.
Dollar index futures traded up by 0.17% at 104.93.