Investing.com – US stocks fell after the close on Thursday, as losses in the US and sectors sent stocks lower.
At the close on the New York Stock Exchange, the index lost 0.35% to a new 3-month low, while the index fell 0.84%, and the index fell 1.37%.
The biggest gainers of the day on the New York Stock Exchange were Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:), which rose 3.53% or 2.98 points and traded at 87.51 at the close. Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:) added 1.74% or 2.85 points to close at 166.12, and Salesforce Inc (NYSE:) stock rose 1.69% or 2.49 points at 150.12 points at the close of trading.
The worst performance in the session was American Express Shares of The Company (NYSE:), which dropped 3.82% or 5.68 points and traded at 143.03 at the close. Boeing Company (NYSE:) down 3.22% or 4.62 points to close at 138.67 and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) fell 2.53%, or 8.12 points, to 312.59.
The top performers in the S&P 500 were Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:) which rose 5.01% to 311.32, Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:) which rose 3.53% to settle at 87.51, and Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:) which rose Gained 2.62% to close at 71.28.
The worst performer was Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:) which fell 9.44% to 37.62 in late trading, Ball Corporation (NYSE:) which lost 8.64% to settle at 49.24 and FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:) which fell 8.35% to 394.51 at the close.
The best performing NASDAQ Composite was Spiro treatments Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 which rose 167.74% to 2.20, Avenue Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:): which rose by 105.90% to settle at 0.44 and Panbela Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:: which rose by 46.39% to close at 0.35.
The worst performer was Top Ships Inc (NASDAQ:) which fell 44.06% to 0.12 in late trading. Ecmoho Ltd (NASDAQ: which lost 42.72% to settle at 0.10 and Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:) which fell 28.80% to 0.42 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered advancing stocks on the New York Stock Exchange by 2,598 to 539 and 123 closed unchanged. On the Nasdaq, 3049 fell and 761 rose, while 209 closed unchanged.
Shares in Ball Corporation (NYSE:) fell to 3-year lows; It fell 8.64%, or 4.66, to 49.24. Shares in Top Ships Inc (NASDAQ 🙂 fell to an all-time low; It lost 44.06%, or 0.09 to 0.12. Shares in Ecmoho Ltd (NASDAQ 🙂 fell to all-time lows; It fell 42.72%, or 0.07, to 0.10. Shares in Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ 🙂 fell to an all-time low; It fell 28.80%, or 0.17, to 0.42.
Which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, down 2.29% to 27.35.
Gold futures for December delivery rose 0.24%, or $4.00, to $1,679.70 an ounce. Elsewhere in commodity trading, crude oil for November delivery rose 0.54%, or $0.45 a barrel, to $83.39, while Brent oil for November rose 0.50%, or 0.45, to trade at $90.28 a barrel.
EUR/USD remained unchanged 0.04% to 0.98, while USD/JPY fell 1.14% to 142.40.
US dollar index futures rose 0.66% to 111.07.