© Reuters. U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.06%
Investing.com U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Telecoms, Basic Materials and Financials sectors led shares higher while losses in the Technology, Consumer Services and Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.06%, while the S&P 500 index lost 0.69%, and the NASDAQ Composite index declined 1.88%.
The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), which rose 1.34% or 5.44 points to trade at 411.34 at the close. Meanwhile, Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) added 2.59% or 1.67 points to end at 66.22 and The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) was up 1.24% or 1.94 points to 158.53 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL), which fell 3.54% or 4.69 points to trade at 127.85 at the close. Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM) declined 2.94% or 6.58 points to end at 217.18 and Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) was down 0.66% or 1.56 points to 233.63.