Investing.com – U.S. equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Technology, Consumer Goods and Consumer Services sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.52%, while the S&P 500 index declined 1.15%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 2.26%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Merck&Company Inc (NYSE:MRK), which rose 1.64% or 1.52 points to trade at 94.30 at the close. Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V) added 0.73% or 1.49 points to end at 205.06 and Procter&Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was up 0.70% or 1.02 points to 146.04 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE), which lost 2.61% or 2.82 points to trade at 105.11 in late trade. Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) declined 2.32% or 2.22 points to end at 93.64 and Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) shed 2.28% or 4.08 points to 175.02.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Cboe Global Markets Inc (NYSE:CBOE) which rose 2.26% to 121.19, Martin Marietta Materials Inc (NYSE:MLM) which was up 2.00% to settle at 313.58 and Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) which gained 1.94% to close at 107.96.
The worst performers were Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) which was down 11.25% to 32.67 in late trade, DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) which lost 6.92% to settle at 17.07 and Match Group Inc (NASDAQ:MTCH) which was down 6.70% to 70.20 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Kaspien Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:KSPN) which rose 169.96% to 6.81, Pliant Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:PLRX) which was up 159.01% to settle at 23.00 and La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co (NASDAQ:LJPC) which gained 81.12% to close at 6.14.
The worst performers were Swvl Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SWVL) which was down 24.12% to 5.16 in late trade, TherapeuticsMD Inc (NASDAQ:TXMD) which lost 19.73% to settle at 7.61 and Freeline Therapeutics Holdings Plc (NASDAQ:FRLN) which was down 18.92% to 0.90 at the close.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2248 to 901 and 134 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2870 fell and 959 advanced, while 206 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 6.21% to 26.17.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.62% or 10.75 to $1,731.55 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August fell 1.15% or 1.21 to hit $103.58 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.41% or 0.44 to trade at $106.58 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 1.36% to 1.00, while USD/JPY rose 1.00% to 137.43.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 1.08% at 107.98.