Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Consumer Goods, Technology and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher while losses in the Telecoms, Basic Materials and Consumer Services sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1.14%, while the S&P 500 index lost 0.20%, and the NASDAQ Composite index added 0.14%.
The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), which rose 1.94% or 5.22 points to trade at 274.11 at the close. Meanwhile, Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) added 1.65% or 2.93 points to end at 180.49 and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) was up 0.88% or 1.18 points to 135.94 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS), which fell 6.44% or 24.08 points to trade at 349.92 at the close. The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) declined 4.59% or 8.91 points to end at 185.01 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) was down 2.41% or 1.01 points to 40.85.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) which rose 7.43% to 131.49, Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) which was up 5.84% to settle at 97.01 and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) which gained 4.75% to close at 177.02.
The worst performers were Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) which was down 6.82% to 91.24 in late trade, Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) which lost 6.44% to settle at 349.92 and Mohawk Industries Inc (NYSE:MHK) which was down 6.30% to 111.18 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Celyad SA (NASDAQ:CYAD) which rose 137.80% to 1.90, Calyxt Inc (NASDAQ:CLXT) which was up 90.25% to settle at 0.35 and Avenue Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ATXI) which gained 60.48% to close at 1.99.
The worst performers were Viveve Medical Inc (NASDAQ:VIVE) which was down 70.54% to 0.26 in late trade, Edesa Biotech Inc (NASDAQ:EDSA) which lost 42.06% to settle at 1.46 and Angion Biomedica Corp (NASDAQ:ANGN) which was down 30.88% to 0.70 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1581 to 1490 and 89 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1945 rose and 1784 declined, while 146 ended unchanged.
Shares in Viveve Medical Inc (NASDAQ:VIVE) fell to all time lows; losing 70.54% or 0.62 to 0.26. Shares in Angion Biomedica Corp (NASDAQ:ANGN) fell to all time lows; falling 30.88% or 0.32 to 0.70.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 0.67% to 19.36.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.56% or 10.70 to $1,911.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 1.42% or 1.14 to hit $81.25 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 2.56% or 2.16 to trade at $86.62 a barrel.
EUR/USD was unchanged 0.24% to 1.08, while USD/JPY fell 0.28% to 128.18.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.19% at 102.14.