The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), which rose 7.59% or 7.22 points to trade at 102.37 at the close. Meanwhile, General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) added 2.42% or 0.33 points to end at 13.99 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) was up 2.20% or 2.40 points to 111.72 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG), which fell 3.27% or 2.53 points to trade at 74.95 at the close. Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) declined 2.83% or 5.04 points to end at 172.80 and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) was down 2.59% or 1.39 points to 52.22.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) which rose 7.59% to 102.37, Snap-On Incorporated (NYSE:SNA) which was up 6.23% to settle at 152.59 and Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK) which gained 5.70% to close at 55.24.
The worst performers were Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) which was down 15.58% to 85.64 in late trade, Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:ALGN) which lost 8.76% to settle at 252.78 and Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX) which was down 6.57% to 190.39 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Aytu BioScience Inc (NASDAQ:AYTU) which rose 15.28% to 0.6110, Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:EYPT) which was up 15.13% to settle at 1.750 and Bio Path Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BPTH) which gained 14.46% to close at 1.900.
The worst performers were Argos Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ARGS) which was down 69.29% to 0.34 in late trade, Aceto Corporation (NASDAQ:ACET) which lost 64.05% to settle at 2.66 and Inpixon (NASDAQ:INPX) which was down 34.41% to 0.6100 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2067 to 977 and 142 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1542 fell and 993 advanced, while 139 ended unchanged.
Shares in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) rose to all time highs; up 7.59% or 7.22 to 102.37. Shares in Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) fell to 52-week lows; falling 15.58% or 15.80 to 85.64. Shares in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) rose to all time highs; up 7.59% or 7.22 to 102.37. Shares in Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) fell to 52-week lows; down 3.27% or 2.53 to 74.95. Shares in Argos Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ARGS) fell to all time lows; losing 69.29% or 0.76 to 0.34. Shares in Aceto Corporation (NASDAQ:ACET) fell to 5-year lows; losing 64.05% or 4.74 to 2.66. Shares in Inpixon (NASDAQ:INPX) fell to 5-year lows; falling 34.41% or 0.3200 to 0.6100.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 3.01% to 16.07.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.38% or 5.10 to $1348.40 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.44% or 0.30 to hit $68.17 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 0.24% or 0.18 to trade at $73.66 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.19% to 1.2350, while USD/JPY rose 0.13% to 107.37.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.28% at 89.60.
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