U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.76%

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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the gained 0.76%, while the index gained 0.23%, and the index fell 0.07%.

The best performers of the session on the were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:), which rose 2.63% or 10.61 points to trade at 414.52 at the close. Meanwhile, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:) added 2.14% or 1.15 points to end at 54.99 and Boeing Co (NYSE:) was up 1.99% or 4.18 points to 214.48 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Nike Inc (NYSE:), which fell 2.49% or 4.07 points to trade at 159.52 at the close. Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:) declined 1.20% or 3.09 points to end at 254.11 and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:) was down 0.70% or 1.17 points to 165.80.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were APA Corporation (NASDAQ:) which rose 7.81% to 20.15, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:) which was up 7.19% to settle at 12.08 and Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:) which gained 6.69% to close at 26.65.

The worst performers were Albemarle Corp (NYSE:) which was down 4.99% to 229.13 in late trade, Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 4.37% to settle at 296.92 and Under Armour Inc A (NYSE:) which was down 4.15% to 21.92 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were aTyr Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 66.97% to 9.150, Aterian Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 52.37% to settle at 17.98 and Itamar Medical Ltd (NASDAQ:) which gained 46.56% to close at 30.25.

The worst performers were MiMedx Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 59.56% to 6.28 in late trade, Farmmi Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 51.30% to settle at 0.2800 and Valneva SE ADR (NASDAQ:) which was down 39.85% to 28.15 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2049 to 1171 and 132 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1781 fell and 1737 advanced, while 173 ended unchanged.

Shares in aTyr Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; up 66.97% or 3.670 to 9.150. Shares in Farmmi Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to all time lows; down 51.30% or 0.2950 to 0.2800. Shares in Itamar Medical Ltd (NASDAQ:) rose to all time highs; rising 46.56% or 9.61 to 30.25.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 7.54% to 19.37.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.14% or 2.50 to $1794.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 1.35% or 0.94 to hit $70.66 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 1.00% or 0.73 to trade at $73.65 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.04% to 1.1810, while USD/JPY rose 0.07% to 110.00.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 92.612.

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