U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.10%

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U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.10%
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Technology , Consumer Goods and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.10%, while the S&P 500 index gained 1.42%, and the NASDAQ Composite index gained 3.69%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ), which rose 4.71% or 2.82 points to trade at 62.67 at the close. Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL ) added 4.06% or 4.72 points to end at 121.08 and Boeing Co (NYSE: BA ) was up 2.94% or 6.58 points to 230.61 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ), which lost 3.67% or 7.40 points to trade at 194.51 in late trade. American Express Company (NYSE: AXP ) declined 3.44% or 5.17 points to end at 145.10 and Caterpillar Inc (NYSE: CAT ) shed 2.16% or 4.78 points to 216.80.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) which rose 19.64% to 673.58, Coty Inc (NYSE: COTY ) which was up 9.22% to settle at 8.53 and Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ: LRCX ) which gained 8.14% to close at 543.51.

The worst performers were Apache Corporation (NASDAQ: APA ) which was down 6.78% to 21.60 in late trade, Discovery Inc Class A (NASDAQ: DISCA ) which lost 6.30% to settle at 63.01 and Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE: XEC ) which was down 5.42% to 64.45 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were INVO Bioscience Inc (NASDAQ: INVO ) which rose 202.25% to 9.40000, Exela Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: XELA ) which was up 179.39% to settle at 4.6100 and SINTX Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: SINT ) which gained 58.56% to close at 2.870.

The worst performers were Graybug Vision Inc (NASDAQ: GRAY ) which was down 51.19% to 7.20 in late trade, ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ACAD ) which lost 45.35% to settle at 25.02 and Stitch Fix (NASDAQ: SFIX ) which was down 28.15% to 49.23 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1979 to 1237 and 85 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2463 rose and 878 declined, while 58 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 5.65% to 24.03.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.07% or 1.25 to $1712.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 0.36% or 0.23 to hit $64.03 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract rose 0.19% or 0.13 to trade at $67.31 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.01% to 1.1899, while USD/JPY rose 0.18% to 108.66.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.38% at 91.983.

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