The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG), which rose 0.09% or 0.10 points to trade at 106.11 at the close. Meanwhile, Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) fell 0.28% or 0.16 points to end at 56.75 and Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was down 0.29% or 0.14 points to 48.05 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL), which fell 5.81% or 11.46 points to trade at 185.72 at the close. Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) declined 4.88% or 17.30 points to end at 337.37 and Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) was down 4.60% or 6.04 points to 125.30.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Newmont Goldcorp Corp (NYSE:NEM) which rose 2.52% to 30.91, American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) which was up 2.24% to settle at 110.69 and HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP) which gained 2.04% to close at 30.95.
The worst performers were Signet Jewelers Ltd (NYSE:SIG) which was down 11.89% to 20.16 in late trade, Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL) which lost 9.43% to settle at 20.08 and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) which was down 8.05% to 2.400 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Reven Housing Reit Inc (NASDAQ:RVEN) which rose 36.55% to 4.57, ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ:CLIR) which was up 18.89% to settle at 1.070 and PAM Transportation Services Inc (NASDAQ:PTSI) which gained 19.18% to close at 55.36.
The worst performers were Insys Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:INSY) which was down 73.61% to 0.95 in late trade, ARC Group Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:ARCW) which lost 23.66% to settle at 0.500 and Taronis Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:TRNX) which was down 22.60% to 0.441 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2517 to 507 and 67 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2269 fell and 415 advanced, while 46 ended unchanged.
Shares in Signet Jewelers Ltd (NYSE:SIG) fell to 5-year lows; losing 11.89% or 2.72 to 20.16. Shares in American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) rose to all time highs; up 2.24% or 2.42 to 110.69. Shares in Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL) fell to 5-year lows; falling 9.43% or 2.09 to 20.08. Shares in Reven Housing Reit Inc (NASDAQ:RVEN) rose to 52-week highs; rising 36.55% or 1.22 to 4.57. Shares in Insys Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:INSY) fell to 5-year lows; losing 73.61% or 2.65 to 0.95. Shares in ARC Group Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:ARCW) fell to 5-year lows; down 23.66% or 0.155 to 0.500. Shares in Taronis Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:TRNX) fell to 3-years lows; losing 22.60% or 0.129 to 0.441.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 28.12% to 20.55 a new 3-months high.
Gold Futures for June delivery was up 1.04% or 13.40 to $1300.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 1.33% or 0.82 to hit $60.84 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to trade at $69.92 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.01% to 1.1224, while USD/JPY fell 0.03% to 109.27.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 97.160.
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