US stock markets fell after the closing Wednesday, as shares in the Oil & Gas, Technology and Raw Materials sectors fell.
At the close of the NYSE stock exchange, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.92%, hitting a 1-month low, while the S&P 500 index fell 2.37%, and the NASDAQ Composite index fell 3.02%.
Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE), which traded below the Dow Jones Industrial Average and performed the best of the session, rose 8.76% or 10.24 points to trade at 127.11. Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) traded at 144.44, up 0.16% or 0.23 points, while Merck & Company Inc (NYSE: MRK) traded at 82.63, down 0.37% or 0.31 points. sees.
The worst performers of the session were Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE: CRM), down 4.76% or 11.79 points to trade at 235.99 in closing. Chevron Corp (NYSE: CVX) is trading at 71.95, down 4.74% or 3.58 points, while Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) is trading at 107.12, down 4.19% or 4.69 points.
Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE), which traded under the S&P 500 and performed the best, traded at 127.11, up 8.76%, while Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) was trading at 38.92, gaining 6.72%. Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) closed at 45.33, up 6.08%.
The worst performer, Albemarle Corp (NYSE: ALB), fell 15.56% to 80.42. Apache Corporation (NASDAQ: APA) traded at 11.10, down 9.31%, while Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE: MPC) fell 7.44% to close at 28.73.
Traded under NASDAQ Composite and performing the best, SPI Energy Co Ltd (NASDAQ: SPI) traded at 14,000, up 1,000.00%, while Sunworks Inc (NASDAQ: SUNW) traded at 1,160, gaining 50,38%. Digital Ally Inc (NASDAQ: DGLY) closed at 2.820, up 47.64%.
The worst performer is AC Immune Ltd (NASDAQ: ACIU), down 44.95% to 4.80. Wave Life Sciences Ltd (NASDAQ: WVE) traded at 10.02, down 36.74%, while Payment Data Systems Inc (NASDAQ: USIO) closed at 1.580, down 30.40%.
The number of depreciating stocks on the New York Stock Exchange was 2789, while those of appreciation were 323. Also 38 stocks remained unchanged 2475 stocks traded on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange fell and 421 stocks rose. Meanwhile, 48 shares remained stable.
Shares of Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE) rose to all-time highs; gaining 8.76% or 10.24 to 127.11. Shares of Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 6.08% or 2.60 to 45.33. Shares of Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE) rose to all-time highs to 127.11, up 8.76% or 10.24. Shares of SPI Energy Co Ltd (NASDAQ: SPI) rose to 52-week highs, rising 1,000.00% or 12.953 to 14,000.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which implicitly measured volatility for the S&P 500, saw 28.58 points, up 6.40%.
Gold Futures for December futures depreciated by 2.15% or 41.05 to $ 1,866.55 an ounce. On the other hand, in terms of commodities, Crude Oil WTI Futures for November futures fell 0.53% or 0.21 percent to $ 39.59 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent Oil Futures for November settlement remained stable at 0.00% or 0.00, trading at $ 41.48 a barrel.
EUR / USD is trading at 1.1663, up 0.04%, while USD / JPY is trading at 105.34, down 0.02%.
Dollar Index Futures is trading at 94.430, up 0.44%.