November 5, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.6% at 2,738.33. The DJIA closed up 0.8% at 25,462.72. Separately, the Nasdaq closed down 0.4% at 7,328.85.
Monday was a mixed day for the broad U.S. markets. With October clearly in the rearview mirror, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 pushed higher, although the Nasdaq lagged in the session. Crude oil turned lower yet again, pushing below $63 in electronic trading. The most positive sectors were energy and real estate up 1.6% and 1.5%, respectively. The worst performing sector was technology down 0.1%.
Crude oil was last seen trading down 0.6% at $62.77.
Gold was last seen trading flat at $1,232.40.
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss in the S&P 500 ahead of the close Sysco Corp. (NYSE: SYY) which fell by about 9% to $64.49. The stock’s 52-week range is $52.30 to $75.98. Volume was over 8 million compared to the daily average volume of 2.8 million.
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage gain ahead of the close was Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE: SWN) which traded up about 9% at $5.87. The stock’s 52-week range is $3.42 to $6.72. Volume was 26 million compared to the daily average volume of 19.7 million.