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Forex Analysis & Reviews: US stocks closed higher, Dow Jones up 0.17%
time 16.11.2022 04:54 AM
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At the close of the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones rose 0.17%, the S&P 500 rose 0.87% and the NASDAQ Composite rose 1.45%.

Walmart Inc was the top performer among the components of the Dow Jones index today, up 9.05 points or 6.54% to close at 147.44. Nike Inc rose 2.32 points or 2.22% to close at 106.71. Salesforce Inc rose 3.41 points or 2.15% to close at 162.07.

The least gainers were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, which shed 10.74 points or 2.09% to end the session at 503.01. The Travelers Companies Inc was up 1.75% or 3.20 points to close at 179.50 while Verizon Communications Inc was down 1.59% or 0.61 points to close at 37.70.

Leading gainers among the S&P 500 index components in today's trading were SVB Financial Group, which rose 9.18% to 239.93, Ceridian HCM Holding Inc, which gained 8.30% to close at 72.68. as well as Match Group Inc, which rose 6.66% to end the session at 51.92.

The least gainers were Capital One Financial Corporation, which shed 7.18% to close at 103.56. Shares of Albemarle Corp shed 6.48% to end the session at 295.86. Quotes Synchrony Financial fell in price by 4.85% to 35.92.

Leading gainers among the components of the NASDAQ Composite in today's trading were Tenax Therapeutics Inc, which rose 45.74% to hit 0.14, Qurate Retail Inc Series B, which gained 37.28% to close at 7.14. , as well as shares of Exagen Inc, which rose 42.38% to close the session at 2.99.

Shares of Jowell Global Ltd. were the biggest losers, losing 56.65% to close at 0.69. Shares of Fast Radius Inc lost 47.79% and ended the session at 0.10. Quotes of Kingstone Companies Inc decreased in price by 45.03% to 0.91.

On the New York Stock Exchange, the number of securities that rose in price (2,346) exceeded the number of those that closed in the red (788), while quotes of 102 shares remained virtually unchanged. On the NASDAQ stock exchange, 2499 companies rose in price, 1319 fell, and 197 remained at the level of the previous close.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which is based on S&P 500 options trading, rose 3.41% to 24.54.

Gold futures for December delivery added 0.29%, or 5.15, to hit $1.00 a troy ounce. In other commodities, WTI crude for December delivery rose 1.12%, or 0.96, to $86.83 a barrel. Futures for Brent crude for January delivery rose 0.62%, or 0.58, to $93.72 a barrel.

Meanwhile, in the forex market, the EUR/USD pair remained unchanged 0.25% to 1.04, while USD/JPY fell 0.51% to hit 139.16.

Futures on the USD index fell 0.15% to 106.37.

Thomas Frank,
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