U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.76%

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U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.76%
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Consumer Services , Technology and Basic Materials sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Industrials , Utilities and Telecoms sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.76%, while the S&P 500 index lost 0.34%, and the NASDAQ Composite index gained 0.07%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ), which rose 1.85% or 3.34 points to trade at 184.34 at the close. Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL ) added 1.55% or 2.39 points to end at 156.69 and Visa Inc Class A (NYSE: V ) was up 0.52% or 1.16 points to 226.27 in late trade.

Biggest losers included 3M Company (NYSE: MMM ), which lost 4.53% or 8.81 points to trade at 185.58 in late trade. Honeywell International Inc (NASDAQ: HON ) declined 2.38% or 5.43 points to end at 222.93 and Amgen Inc (NASDAQ: AMGN ) shed 2.22% or 5.03 points to 221.34.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN ) which rose 5.61% to 105.93, Expedia Inc (NASDAQ: EXPE ) which was up 3.40% to settle at 147.49 and Arconic Corp (NYSE: ARNC ) which gained 3.27% to close at 35.40.

The worst performers were Foot Locker Inc (NYSE: FL ) which was down 6.47% to 53.48 in late trade, VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC ) which lost 5.73% to settle at 71.86 and MarketAxess Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: MKTX ) which was down 5.03% to 451.30 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Locust Walk Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: EFTR ) which rose 47.55% to 12.630, Arqit Quantum Inc (NASDAQ: ARQQ ) which was up 37.72% to settle at 11.500 and Surrozen Inc (NASDAQ: SRZN ) which gained 36.60% to close at 9.89.

The worst performers were CorMedix Inc (NASDAQ: CRMD ) which was down 22.52% to 5.005 in late trade, Celularity Inc (NASDAQ: CELU ) which lost 22.18% to settle at 6.77 and Sharecare Inc (NASDAQ: SHCR ) which was down 21.86% to 7.150 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2244 to 1002 and 106 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2174 fell and 1354 advanced, while 134 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 10.54% to 18.14.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 2.07% or 37.90 to $1795.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 1.30% or 0.90 to hit $68.39 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.83% or 0.60 to trade at $71.62 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.23% to 1.1840, while USD/JPY rose 0.42% to 110.29.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.56% at 92.552.

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