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31.08.2022 05:03 AM
US stocks closed lower, Dow Jones down 0.96%

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At the close of the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones fell 0.96% to a one-month low, the S&P 500 fell 1.10% and the NASDAQ Composite index shed 1.12%.

The leading performer among the Dow Jones index components in today's trading was American Express Company, which gained 0.12 points (0.08%) to close at 154.66. Quotes JPMorgan Chase & Co rose by 0.02 points (0.02%), ending trading at 114.41. Nike Inc lost 0.02 points (0.02%) to close at 107.86.

The biggest losers were Dow Inc, which shed 1.49 points or 2.82% to end the session at 51.38. Caterpillar Inc was up 2.52% or 4.84 points to close at 186.94, while Chevron Corp was down 2.44% or 4.01 points to close at 160.62. .

Leading gainers among the S&P 500 index components in today's trading were EPAM Systems Inc, which rose 2.09% to 424.71, Gap Inc, which gained 2.00% to close at 9.67, and Paycom Soft, which rose 1.74% to end the session at 357.29.

The biggest losers were CF Industries Holdings Inc, which shed 6.48% to close at 106.00. Shares of Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc shed 5.52% to end the session at 29.76. Quotes of The Mosaic Company decreased in price by 4.97% to 57.34.

Leading gainers among the components of the NASDAQ Composite in today's trading were Mobile Global Esports Inc, which rose 103.85% to hit 5.30, Newage Inc, which gained 74.20% to close at 0.36, and also shares of In8bio Inc, which rose 39.39% to end the session at 2.76.

The biggest losers were Amesite Operating Co, which shed 51.45% to close at 0.40. Shares of Baudax Bio Inc lost 43.07% and ended the session at 0.31. Quotes Clarus Therapeutics Holdings Inc fell in price by 36.94% to 0.10.

On the New York Stock Exchange, the number of securities that fell in price (2481) exceeded the number of those that closed in positive territory (647), while quotes of 124 shares remained virtually unchanged. On the NASDAQ stock exchange, 2,587 companies fell in price, 1,138 rose, and 248 remained at the level of the previous close.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which is based on S&P 500 options trading, was flat at 0.00% at 26.21, hitting a new monthly high.

Gold futures for December delivery lost 0.81%, or 14.25, to hit $1.00 a troy ounce. In other commodities, WTI October futures fell 4.93%, or 4.78, to $92.23 a barrel. Brent oil futures for November delivery fell 4.36%, or 4.49, to $98.44 a barrel.

Meanwhile, in the Forex market, the EUR/USD pair was unchanged 0.25% to 1.00, while USD/JPY was up 0.08% to hit 138.80.

Futures on the USD index fell 0.03% to 108.75.

Thomas Frank,
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