The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V), which rose 0.66% or 1.07 points to trade at 163.71 at the close. Meanwhile, Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) fell 0.01% or 0.02 points to end at 354.88 and Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) was down 0.12% or 0.05 points to 41.90 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), which fell 2.25% or 5.57 points to trade at 242.06 at the close. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) declined 2.24% or 1.00 points to end at 43.57 and Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was down 2.09% or 2.23 points to 104.46.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:AMD) which rose 9.80% to 29.03, Total System Services Inc (NYSE:TSS) which was up 4.75% to settle at 118.84 and Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) which gained 2.86% to close at 43.50.
The worst performers were Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) which was down 6.59% to 29.06 in late trade, Pacific Gas & Electric Co (NYSE:PCG) which lost 5.84% to settle at 17.73 and Perrigo Company PLC (NYSE:PRGO) which was down 5.70% to 44.65 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Soliton Inc (NASDAQ:SOLY) which rose 148.17% to 14.2200, Exela Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:XELA) which was up 43.11% to settle at 2.39 and Yintech Investment Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:YIN) which gained 27.51% to close at 6.35.
The worst performers were Kezar Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:KZR) which was down 41.39% to 9.90 in late trade, GWG Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:GWGH) which lost 21.32% to settle at 11.00 and AGM Group Holdings Inc Class A (NASDAQ:AGMH) which was down 17.69% to 14.05 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2020 to 970 and 106 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1687 fell and 976 advanced, while 88 ended unchanged.
Shares in Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) fell to 5-year lows; down 6.59% or 2.05 to 29.06. Shares in Total System Services Inc (NYSE:TSS) rose to all time highs; gaining 4.75% or 5.39 to 118.84. Shares in Kezar Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:KZR) fell to all time lows; losing 41.39% or 6.99 to 9.90.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 10.41% to 17.50.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.39% or 4.95 to $1278.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.72% or 0.42 to hit $59.05 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.06% or 0.04 to trade at $68.68 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.02% to 1.1162, while USD/JPY rose 0.01% to 109.38.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.39% at 97.855.
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