Forex Analysis & Reviews: US stock market closed lower, Dow Jones down 1.03%
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At the close in the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones fell 1.03%, the S&P 500 fell 1.44%, and the NASDAQ Composite fell 2.00%.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated was the top performer among the Dow Jones index components in today's trading, up 4.28 points or 0.80% to close at 539.32. The Travelers Companies Inc rose 0.69% or 1.29 points to close at 188.50. Procter & Gamble Company rose 0.19 points or 0.13% to close at 149.28.

The least gainers were Walt Disney Company shares, which lost 3.64 points or 3.79% to end the session at 92.29. Boeing Co was up 3.60% or 6.67 points to close at 178.43, while Chevron Corp was down 2.58% or 4.55 points to close at 172.01. .

Among the S&P 500 index components gainers today were Textron Inc, which rose 5.25% to 73.57, Lumen Technologies Inc, which gained 3.85% to close at 5.40, and shares of Exelon Corporation, which rose 2.68% to end the session at 42.87.

The least gainers were NRG Energy Inc, which shed 15.08% to close at 34.68. Shares of Enphase Energy Inc shed 7.77% to end the session at 309.73. Paramount Global Class B was down 6.97% to 18.15.

Leading gainers among the components of the NASDAQ Composite in today's trading were Summit Therapeutics PLC, which rose 194.27% to hit 2.31, Pacifico Acquisition Corp, which gained 59.01% to close at 8.03, and also shares of Eterna Therapeutics Inc, which rose 43.87% to end the session at 4.46.

The least gainers were Gossamer Bio Inc, which shed 74.60% to close at 2.36. Shares of INVO Bioscience Inc lost 35.62% to end the session at 0.47. Quotes of MEI Pharma Inc decreased in price by 33.52% to 0.26.

On the New York Stock Exchange, the number of securities that fell in price (2185) exceeded the number of those that closed in positive territory (891), while quotes of 121 shares remained virtually unchanged. On the NASDAQ stock exchange, 2,618 companies fell in price, 1,099 rose, and 217 remained at the level of the previous close.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which is based on S&P 500 options trading, rose 6.84% to 22.17.

Gold futures for February delivery added 0.15%, or 2.65, to $1.00 a troy ounce. In other commodities, WTI January futures fell 3.46%, or 2.66, to $74.27 a barrel. Brent oil futures for February delivery fell 3.86%, or 3.19, to $79.49 a barrel.

Meanwhile, in the Forex market, the EUR/USD pair was unchanged 0.24% to 1.05, while USD/JPY was up 0.22% to hit 137.04.

Futures on the USD index rose 0.28% to 105.53.

Thomas Frank,
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