Dow Jones Industrial Average Rose 0.25%

The US stock market was mixed on Wednesday, with rising sectors such as health care, utilities, and basic materials leading stock indexes higher; at the same time, declines in telecommunications, oil and gas and technology sectors made stock indexes lower.

At the close in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.25%, a record high, while the S&P 500 index climbed 0.14%, and the Nasdaq Composite index fell 0.10%.

The best-performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average was Wobo United (NASDAQ: WBA), which rose 1.59% (0.82 points) and closed at 52.25. At the same time, Nike (NYSE:NKE) rose 1.42% (2.36 points) to close at 168.78; Home Depot (NYSE:HD) rose 1.14% (4.62 points) to close at 410.84 in late trading.

The weakest stock on the disk was Boeing (NYSE:BA), which fell 1.20% (2.47 points) and closed at 203.66. Verizon (Verizon Telecom) (NYSE:VZ) fell 0.68% (0.36 points) to close at 52.36; Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) fell 0.51% (0.61 points) at the close, quoting 117.95.

The best performing stocks in the S&P 500 were Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB), which rose 9.46% to close at 258.31; Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) rose 5.24% to close at 66.13 at the close; Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) ) Rose 3.48% to a closing price of 96.17.

The worst-performing stock, American Supermicro Corporation AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) eventually fell 3.19% to close at 148.26 in late trading; American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) fell 2.59% to close at 18.06; in addition, Match Group Inc (NASDAQ: MTCH) fell 2.21% and closed at 130.00.

The best-performing stocks in the Nasdaq Composite Index were United Generation Technology (NASDAQ: UTME), which rose 47.39% to close at 3.39; Pop Culture (NASDAQ: CPOP) rose 41.13% to close at 3.26 at the close; Codex DNA Inc (NASDAQ:DNAY) rose 39.05% to close at 9.33.

The worst-performing stock Chembio Diagnostics Inc (NASDAQ:CEMI) eventually fell 30.13% to close at 1.090 in late trading; the Swiss market index (NASDAQ:PME) fell 26.66% to close at 0.4550; in addition, Applied UV Inc (NASDAQ:AUVI) ) Fell 25.98% and closed at 2.65.

1771 stocks on the New York Stock Exchange rose, and the number exceeded the number of declining stocks-1480. At the same time, 149 stocks remained unchanged and remained basically unchanged; 2292 stocks on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange closed down, and 1,540 stocks rose. In addition, 184 stocks remained basically unchanged.

Micron Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:MU) shares soared to a high point, rising 3.48% (3.23 points) to close at 96.17. Chembio Diagnostics Inc (NASDAQ: CEMI) stock plunged to a low point, down 30.13% (0.470 points) to close at 1.090. The Swiss Market Index (NASDAQ: PME) stocks plummeted to an all-time low, a drop of 26.66% (0.1654 points), to close at 0.4550. Applied UV Inc (NASDAQ: AUVI) stock plummeted to an all-time low, falling 25.98% (0.93 points) to close at 2.65.

The VIX Panic Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, fell 3.36% to 16.95, a record low in nearly one month.

The price of the February options contract on gold futures fell 0.31% (5.55 points) to 1,805.35 US dollars. As for the rest of the futures, the February delivery WTI crude oil futures contract price rose 0.80% (0.61 points) to US$76.59, while the March London Brent crude oil futures contract fell 0.03% (0.02) to US$79.21.

EUR/USD fell 0.01% to 1.1347; at the same time, USD/JPY rose 0.02% to 114.96.

The dollar index futures fell 0.33% to 95.885.

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Summary

The US stock market was mixed on Wednesday, with rising sectors such as health care, utilities, and basic materials leading stock indexes higher; at the same time, declines in telecommunications, oil and gas and technology sectors made stock indexes lower.

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