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US stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average Up 0.08% By

© Reuters. US stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.08% – U.S. stocks were mixed after Monday’s close, with gains in the , and sectors leading the stock higher while losses in the , and sector leading the stock lower.

At the close at NYSE, the index added 0.08%, while the index fell 0.39%, and the index fell 1.20%.

The best performers of the session on the were Chevron Corp (NYSE:), which rose 3.06% or 5.14 points to trade at 173.01 at the close. Meanwhile, Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:) added 2.11% or 1.91 points to end at 92.32 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) rose 1.79% or 0.86 points to 49.04 late in the session.

The worst performers of the session were Boeing Company (NYSE:), which fell 2.48% or 3.15 points to trade at 124.05 at the close. Walt disney Company (NYSE:) fell 2.00% or 2.15 points to end at 105.18 and Inc (NYSE:) fell 1.67% or 2.79 points to 164.12.

The best performers in the S&P 500 were Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:) which rose 5.68% to 67.72, NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:) which gained 4.21% to settle at 44.07 and Halliburton Company (NYSE:) which gained 4.07% to close at 37.57.

The worst performers were Twitter Inc. (NYSE:) which was down 8.18% at 37.39 at the end of the session, Signature Bank (NASDAQ:) which fell 7.09% to 186.93 and Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 6.02% to close at 123.85.

The best performers on the NASDAQ Composite were AgriFORCE Cropping Systems Ltd (NASDAQ:) which rose 65.87% to 2.77, Newage Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 65.82% to 0.42 and Data storage Corp (NASDAQ:) which gained 50.00% to close at 3.45.

The worst performers were Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 60.85% to 1.66 late in the session, Predictive Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 45.81% to 0.38 and Iris Energy Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was down 36.45% to 4.90 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered falling stocks on the New York Stock Exchange from 1601 to 1570 and 112 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq stock exchange, 2264 fell and 1577 rose, while 188 ended unchanged.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:) shares hit 3-year highs; gaining 5.68% or 3.64 to 67.72. Shares of Signature Bank (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; down 7.09% or 14.27 to 186.93. Shares of Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; down 6.02% or 7.93 to 123.85. Shares of Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:) hit all-time highs; up 2.11% or 1.91 to 92.32. Shares of Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to 52-week lows; lose 60.85% or 2.58 to 1.66. Shares of Predictive Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:) fell to historic lows; down 45.81% or from 0.32 to 0.38. Shares of Iris Energy Ltd (NASDAQ:) fell to historic lows; down 36.45% or 2.81 to 4.90.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, fell 4.85% to 27.47.

Gold futures for June delivery rose 0.79% or 14.22 to $1,822.42 per troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, crude oil for July delivery rose 2.95% or 3.20 to $111.83 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 2.45 % or 2.73 to trade at $114.28 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.20% at 1.04, while USD/JPY fell 0.10% to 129.07.

US dollar index futures fell 0.35% to 104.25.