U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.01%

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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the fell 1.01%, while the index declined 0.66%, and the index declined 0.55%.

The best performers of the session on the were Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:), which rose 0.39% or 0.34 points to trade at 87.38 at the close. Meanwhile, Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) added 0.30% or 0.18 points to end at 60.14 and Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:) was up 0.19% or 0.23 points to 122.95 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:), which fell 2.76% or 1.59 points to trade at 56.07 at the close. Dow Inc (NYSE:) declined 2.52% or 1.34 points to end at 51.82 and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) was down 2.48% or 5.40 points to 212.24.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Crown Castle International Corp (NYSE:) which rose 2.44% to 134.15, DXC Technology Co (NYSE:) which was up 2.33% to settle at 36.90 and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 1.97% to close at 123.11.

The worst performers were Apache Corporation (NYSE:) which was down 5.94% to 18.38 in late trade, Unum Group (NYSE:) which lost 5.05% to settle at 28.94 and Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:) which was down 4.72% to 45.41 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Audentes Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 105.98% to 58.93, OUTLOOK THERAPEUTICS INC (NASDAQ:) which was up 53.12% to settle at 1.59 and Motif Bio PLC (NASDAQ:) which gained 50.05% to close at 0.14.

The worst performers were Aslan Pharmaceuticals Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:) which was down 49.62% to

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