Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the lost 1.34%, while the index fell 1.40%, and the index fell 1.57%.
The best performers of the session on the were Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:), which rose 0.16% or 0.22 points to trade at 139.61 at the close. Meanwhile, Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 points to end at 38.57 and International Business Machines (NYSE:) was down 0.03% or 0.04 points to 121.97 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Boeing Co (NYSE:), which fell 6.81% or 11.66 points to trade at 159.54 at the close. Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) declined 2.87% or 3.34 points to end at 113.16 and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:) was down 2.12% or 4.47 points to 205.91.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Snap-On Inc (NYSE:) which rose 2.92% to 156.05, Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:) which was up 2.55% to settle at 19.29 and Edison International (NYSE:) which gained 2.38% to close at 53.86.
The worst performers were Boeing Co (NYSE:) which was down 6.81% to 159.54 in late trade, Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:) which lost 6.13% to settle at 23.58 and Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 5.38% to 29.21 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Pioneer Pow (NASDAQ:) which rose 205.73% to 4.800, Electro-Sensors Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 146.38% to settle at 8.50 and Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corp Ltd (NASDAQ:) which gained 96.27% to close at 2.630.
The worst performers were Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holding (NASDAQ:) which was down 35.98% to 1.21 in late trade, Axovant Gene Therapies Ltd (NASDAQ:) which lost 26.29% to settle at 4.15 and Miragen Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 23.49% to 0.5815 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1918 to 1156 and 102 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1631 fell and 1242 advanced, while 102 ended unchanged.
Shares in Pioneer Pow (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 205.73% or 3.230 to 4.800. Shares in Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holding (NASDAQ:) fell to 3-years lows; losing 35.98% or 0.68 to 1.21. Shares in Electro-Sensors Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 5-year highs; up 146.38% or 5.05 to 8.50. Shares in Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corp Ltd (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 96.27% or 1.290 to 2.630.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 5.44% to 29.48.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 2.00% or 38.40 to $1881.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.63% or 0.64 to hit $39.86 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 0.12% or 0.05 to trade at $41.89 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.00% to 1.1735, while USD/JPY rose 0.00% to 105.62.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.37% at 93.895.
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