Industry trade

US stocks fall at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.99% – U.S. stocks were down at Monday’s close as losses in the , and , sectors propelled stocks lower.

At the close in NYSE, the index fell 1.99% to a new 52-week low, while the index lost 3.20% and the index lost 4.29%.

The biggest gainers in the session were 3M Company (NYSE:), which rose 1.91% or 2.85 points to trade at 152.38 at the close. Walmart Inc (NYSE:) added 1.17% or 1.75 points to end at 151.31 and Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:) rose 1.13% or 2.67 points to 239.17 late in the session.

Biggest Losers Included Boeing Company (NYSE:), which fell 10.47% or 15.59 points to trade at 133.31 late in the session. Chevron Corp (NYSE:) fell 6.70% or 11.44 points to end at 159.25 and Visa Inc. Class A (NYSE:) lost 4.84% or 9.82 points to 193.00.

Top performers in the S&P 500 were Newell Brands Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 7.92% to 24.26, Viatris Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 5.33% to settle at 10.48 and News Corp B (NASDAQ:) which gained 4.14% to 10.48. closing at 5:61 p.m.

The worst performers were APA Corporation (NASDAQ:) which fell 14.92% to 37.53 late in the session, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:) which lost 14.03% to settle at 24:20 and The Mosaic Society (NYSE:) which was down 12.79% to 55.86 at the close.

The best performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Hemisphere Media Group Inc. (NASDAQ:) which rose 78.78% to 6.74, Blue water vaccines Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 44.15% to settle at 5.42 and Points International Ltd (NASDAQ:) which gained 42.46% to close at 24.46.

The worst performers were Akanda Corp (NASDAQ:) which was down 74.56% to 2.29 late in the session, Renovare Environmental Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 40.76% to settle at 0.18 and TherapeuticsMD Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 36.86% to 4.84 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered rising stocks by 2,892 at 397 and unchanged at 77; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 3343 fell and 624 rose, while 182 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, rose 15.10% to 34.75, a new 1-month high.

In commodities trading, gold futures for June delivery fell 1.65% or 31.13 to $1,851.67 per troy ounce. Meanwhile, crude oil for June delivery fell 6.65% or 7.30 to $102.47 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 6.38% or 7. 17 to trade at $105.22 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.09% at 1.06, while USD/JPY fell 0.23% to 130.26.

US dollar index futures rose 0.05% to 103.75.