Wednesday, February 28, 2024

US stock indices rose at the end of today’s session; The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.36%.

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© Reuters US stock indexes edged higher at the end of today’s session; The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.36%.

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as the , , and .

By the end of trading in New York, it was up 0.36%, hitting its highest record level in more than 52 weeks, while it rose about 0.41% to close around 0.45%.

One stock stood out among today’s leading stocks Boeing Co (NYSE: ), which rose 3.00% or 7.12 points to 244.45. On the other hand, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: ) was up 1.82% or 6.27 points to end at 350.89. Chevron Corp (NYSE: ) was up 1.33% or 1.90 points to end at 144.32.

On weak performance at the end of today’s trade, Honeywell International Inc. (NASDAQ: ) traded down 1.61% or 3.18 points to trade at 194.61 at the close. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: ) traded down 1.08% or 1.64 points to 150.82, while Verizon Communications Inc . (NYSE: ) stock declined 1.05% or 0.41 points to close at . 38.24.

On the other hand, the best performers on the S&P 500 index were Paramount Global Class B (NASDAQ: ), which rose 12.11% to trade at 16.85, followed by Warner Bros Discovery Inc (NASDAQ: ). Shares rose 6.01% to close at 11.47 Lululemon Athletics Inc (NASDAQ: ) rose about 5.37% to trade at 489.64.

Among the weakest performing stocks today, we mention the company’s stock Enphase Energy Inc (NASDAQ: ), fell 3.88% to settle at 103.01, Dollar General (NYSE: ), lost 3.86% to 127.19, and Illumina Inc (NASDAQ: ), lost 3.58% to close at 112.94 in today’s session. In the stock market.

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On the other hand, the best performance in the Nasdaq index was recorded by stocks Intensive treatment Inc (NASDAQ: ), soared 63.81% at the price of 6.88, Conduit Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ) continued its rise at 45.48% and closed at 5.15 volume. Assure Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: ) rose about 34.43% to trade at 0.35.

Among the weakest performing stocks today, we mention the company’s stock Sink Inc (NASDAQ: ), which plunged 47.00% to close its session at 0.21, Golden Heaven Group Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: ), which lost 41.38% at 1.36, and Bluebird Bio Inc (NASDAQ: ), which lost 40.54% to close at 2.86 in the stock market today.

The number of shares that gained more than the number of shares closed on a lower trading basis on the New York Stock Exchange was unchanged at 82, with 1647 compared with 1237. As for Nasdaq, 1,959 stocks strengthened their position, 1,503 stocks declined, while 119 stocks maintained their value.

Lululemon Athletica Inc (NASDAQ: ) rose to an all-time high, up 5.37% or 24.97 points to trade at 489.64. The Boeing Co (NYSE: ) traded up 3.00% or 7.12 points to trade at 244.45 to hit its 52-week high. Shares of Intensity Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) soared to an all-time high of 6.88 by adding 63.81% or 2.68 points to trade at 6.88. Shares of Golden Heaven Group Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: ) fell to new record lows, declining 41.38% or 0.96 points to trade at 1.36.

It measures the implied standard deviation of options on the S&P 500 index, which fell 5.44% to close at 12.35, hitting its highest record level in 3 years.

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Gold futures for February delivery were down 1.30%, or 26.55, at $2,019.85 an ounce. In other commodities trading, WTI crude oil futures for January delivery rose 2.80% or 1.94 to settle at $71.28 a barrel, while the February contract for Brent oil futures was up 2.51% or 1.86 points. and closed at $75.91 per barrel.

The EUR/USD pair maintained stability at 0.26% and traded at 1.08 levels, while the USD/JPY pair continued to gain 0.59% to reach 144.97 levels.

Dollar index contracts traded up 0.43% at 103.95.

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