The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS), which rose 2.39% or 5.75 points to trade at 246.06 at the close. Meanwhile, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) added 1.71% or 1.28 points to end at 75.97 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) was up 1.35% or 1.29 points to 97.09 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), which fell 1.29% or 2.58 points to trade at 197.90 at the close. Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) declined 0.44% or 0.44 points to end at 100.11 and Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was down 0.42% or 0.39 points to 92.03.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) which rose 5.39% to 194.39, Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) which was up 4.01% to settle at 209.25 and Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) which gained 3.75% to close at 326.74.
The worst performers were Navient Corp (NASDAQ:NAVI) which was down 14.25% to 12.61 in late trade, Mallinckrodt (NYSE:MNK) which lost 4.98% to settle at 35.50 and Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) which was down 4.44% to 140.01 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Onvia Inc (NASDAQ:ONVI) which rose 98.89% to 8.950, Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:ITEK) which was up 48.53% to settle at 3.03 and Yulong Eco-Materials Ltd (NASDAQ:YECO) which gained 42.86% to close at 1.100.
The worst performers were Streamline Health Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:STRM) which was down 35.32% to 1.740 in late trade, Biostage Inc (NASDAQ:BSTG) which lost 24.99% to settle at 0.227 and Real Goods Solar Inc (NASDAQ:RGSE) which was down 24.05% to 1.8000 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1887 to 1184 and 140 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1543 rose and 963 declined, while 141 ended unchanged.
Shares in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) rose to all time highs; rising 5.39% or 9.94 to 194.39. Shares in Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) rose to all time highs; gaining 4.01% or 8.07 to 209.25. Shares in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rose to all time highs; rising 1.71% or 1.28 to 75.97. Shares in Onvia Inc (NASDAQ:ONVI) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 98.89% or 4.450 to 8.950.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 4.57% to 9.19.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.40% or 5.14 to $1271.66 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.50% or 0.75 to hit $50.73 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 2.06% or 1.15 to trade at $56.95 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.48% to 1.1705, while USD/JPY rose 0.08% to 112.84.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.53% at 93.80.
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