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U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.33%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Telecoms, Consumer Services and Healthcare

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Friday, as gains in the Telecoms, Consumer Services and Healthcare sectors led shares higher while losses in the Oil&Gas, Basic Materials and Industrials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.33%, while the S&P 500 index fell 0.12%, and the NASDAQ Composite index gained 0.08%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), which rose 0.84% or 0.39 points to trade at 46.75 at the close. Meanwhile, Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) added 0.73% or 0.78 points to end at 107.30 and Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) was up 0.59% or 0.54 points to 92.13 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS), which fell 1.44% or 2.38 points to trade at 163.03 at the close. Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) declined 1.12% or 0.77 points to end at 68.17 and Procter&Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was down 0.91% or 0.84 points to 91.18.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) which rose 3.30% to 7.51, Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) which was up 2.63% to settle at 32.38 and DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) which gained 2.38% to close at 24.96.

The worst performers were Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) which was down 5.40% to 9.64 in late trade, Cabot Oil&Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) which lost 3.47% to settle at 22.95 and EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) which was down 3.28% to 19.18 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were vTv Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:VTVT) which rose 120.39% to 2.27, Cool Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:AWSM) which was up 51.88% to settle at 2.020 and Monaker Group Inc (NASDAQ:MKGI) which gained 41.19% to close at 1.2001.

The worst performers were CLPS Inc (NASDAQ:CLPS) which was down 32.23% to 2.25 in late trade, ReShape Lifesciences Inc (NASDAQ:RSLS) which lost 24.06% to settle at 0.2597 and Uxin Ltd (NASDAQ:UXIN) which was down 22.91% to 5.08 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1965 to 1116 and 75 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1797 rose and 853 declined, while 75 ended unchanged.

Shares in CLPS Inc (NASDAQ:CLPS) fell to all time lows; falling 32.23% or 1.07 to 2.25. Shares in ReShape Lifesciences Inc (NASDAQ:RSLS) fell to all time lows; down 24.06% or 0.0823 to 0.2597.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 5.41% to 28.34.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.14% or 1.85 to $1282.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.10% or 0.49 to hit $45.10 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.51% or 0.27 to trade at $53.00 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.17% to 1.1448, while USD/JPY fell 0.71% to 110.21.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 95.890.