(C) Reuters. U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.34%
The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Boeing Co (NYSE:BA), which rose 6.83% or 9.98 points to trade at 156.03 at the close. Meanwhile, Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) added 3.75% or 4.06 points to end at 112.28 and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was up 3.36% or 9.84 points to 302.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW), which fell 0.80% or 0.37 points to trade at 46.04 at the close. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) declined 0.42% or 0.52 points to end at 124.23 and Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:MRK) was down 0.26% or 0.22 points to 82.93.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NYSE:NCLH) which rose 13.67% to 16.63, Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) which was up 9.68% to settle at 15.07 and WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) which gained 8.32% to close at 35.81.
The worst performers were Apache Corporation (NASDAQ:APA) which was down 9.63% to 9.85 in late trade, National Oilwell Varco Inc (NYSE:NOV) which lost 6.31% to settle at 9.51 and TechnipFMC PLC (NYSE:FTI) which was down 4.42% to 6.06 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Urban One Inc Class D (NASDAQ:UONEK) which rose 91.06% to 1.650, CBAK Energy Technology Inc (NASDAQ:CBAT) which was up 81.48% to settle at 2.4500 and Standard AVB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STND) which gained 72.97% to close at 32.45.
The worst performers were Sunworks Inc (NASDAQ:SUNW) which was down 46.82% to 2.090 in late trade, Peck Company Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PECK) which lost 34.94% to settle at 5.14 and SPI Energy Co Ltd (NASDAQ:SPI) which was down 23.74% to 9.990 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 2155 to 893 and 95 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2139 rose and 714 declined, while 77 ended unchanged.
Shares in CBAK Energy Technology Inc (NASDAQ:CBAT) rose to 3-years highs; up 81.48% or 1.1000 to 2.4500. Shares in Standard AVB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STND) rose to 52-week highs; up 72.97% or 13.69 to 32.45.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 7.47% to 26.38.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.68% or 12.75 to $1864.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.65% or 0.26 to hit $40.05 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.26% or 0.11 to trade at $41.83 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.35% to 1.1631, while USD/JPY rose 0.20% to 105.61.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.25% at 94.627.
U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.34%
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