U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.11% By Investing.com

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For the day on the NYSE, Walmart Inc (NYSE:) was the top performer, with a gain of 0.96%, or 1.25 points, to close at 131.31. Meanwhile, Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:) rose 0.10%, or 0.13 points, to conclude at 135.71, and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:) gained 0.23%, or 0.34 points, to finish at 150.77.

The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:) had a terrible day, finishing at 150.60, down 3.14%, or 4.88 points. Both Boeing Co (NYSE:) and Chevron Corp (NYSE:) had significant drops in their stock prices, with Boeing falling 2.99%, or 3.92 points, to finish at 127.34, and Chevron falling 2.63%, or 3.81 points, to 140.96.

Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:) jumped 11.99% to 66.80, Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:) increased 11.81% to conclude at 39.66, and Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ:) gained 2.98% to close at 480.30, making them the top performers on the S&P 500.

Late in trading, shares of DISH Network (NASDAQ:) down 6.12% to $14.27, The AES Corporation (NYSE:) dropped 5.48 percent to end at $22.96 and shares of Halliburton (NYSE:) fell 5.17 percent to end at $23.31.

LAVA Therapeutics NV (NASDAQ:) jumped 97.50% to 4.74, DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd (NASDAQ:) rose 40.98% to end at 0.45, and Panbela Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) gained 25%.96% to finish at 0.34, all contributing to a rise in the NASDAQ Composite.

Powerbridge Technologies Co Ltd (NASDAQ:) dropped 68.57 percent to $0.50 at the end of trading, while Scienjoy Holding Corp (NASDAQ:) fell 43.77 percent to $1.67 and Snow Lake Resources Ltd (NASDAQ:) down 40.88% to $1.88.

On the NYSE, down equities outpaced rising ones by 2645 to 541, with 131 ending unchanged; on the Nasdaq, declining stocks outnumbered advancing ones by 2628 to 1240, with 223 ending unchanged.

DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:) stock dropped 6.12%, or 0.93 points, to $14.27, its lowest close in 5 years. Scienjoy Holding Corp (NASDAQ:) shares hit a new low, dropping from 2.10 to 1.67 (a decrease of 43.77%). At a loss of 40.88%, or $1.30 per share, Snow Lake Resources Ltd (NASDAQ:) stock hit a new low, closing at $1.88.

An increase of 7.82% brought the to a new three-month high of 32.26. This indicator gauges the implied volatility of S&P 500 options.

The price of gold futures for December delivery fell to $1,629.75 per troy ounce, a decrease of 1.56%, or $25.85. In other commodity transactions, the price of a barrel of crude oil for November delivery dropped 2.82 percent to $76.52 and the price of a barrel of Brent oil for December delivery dropped 2.81 percent to $82.64.

The USD/JPY increased 0.93 percent to 144.65 while the USD/EUR fell 0.85 percent to 0.96.

At 114.08, the futures price of the US dollar index was up 0.99%.