Investing.com – U.S. equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the declined 0.93%, while the index fell 0.84%, and the index fell 0.39%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:), which rose 0.66% or 1.07 points to trade at 163.71 at the close. Boeing Co (NYSE:) fell 0.01% or 0.02 points to end at 354.88 and Pfizer Inc (NYSE:) was down 0.12% or 0.05 points to 41.90 in late trade.
Biggest losers included UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:), which lost 2.25% or 5.57 points to trade at 242.06 in late trade. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:) declined 2.24% or 1.00 points to end at 43.57 and Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:) shed 2.09% or 2.23 points to 104.46.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 9.80% to 29.03, Total System Services Inc (NYSE:) which was up 4.75% to settle at 118.84 and Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 2.86% to close at 43.50.
The worst performers were Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:) which was down 6.59% to 29.06 in late trade, Pacific Gas & Electric Co (NYSE:) which lost 5.84% to settle at 17.73 and Perrigo Company PLC (NYSE:) which was down 5.70% to 44.65 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Soliton Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 148.17% to 14.2200, Exela Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 43.11% to settle at 2.39 and Yintech Investment Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:) which gained 27.51% to close at 6.35.
The worst performers were Kezar Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 41.39% to 9.90 in late trade, GWG Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 21.32% to settle at 11.00 and AGM Group Holdings Inc Class A (NASDAQ:) which was down 17.69% to 14.05 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2020 to 970 and 106 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1687 fell and 976 advanced, while 88 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 10.41% to 17.50.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.39% or 4.95 to $1278.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.72% or 0.42 to hit $59.05 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.06% or 0.04 to trade at $68.68 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.02% to 1.1162, while USD/JPY rose 0.01% to 109.38.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.39% at 97.855.