U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 3.05%

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

At the close in NYSE, the lost 3.05% to hit a new 1-month low, while the index fell 2.93%, and the index lost 3.02%.

The best performers of the session on the were Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:), which fell 0.92% or 0.49 points to trade at 53.01 at the close. Meanwhile, Walmart Inc (NYSE:) fell 1.11% or 1.19 points to end at 106.22 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:) was down 1.17% or 0.66 points to 55.71 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Dow Inc (NYSE:), which fell 5.91% or 2.77 points to trade at 44.08 at the close. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:) declined 5.01% or 2.66 points to end at 50.41 and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) was down 4.20% or 8.58 points to 195.53.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Newmont Goldcorp Corp (NYSE:) which rose 0.85% to 37.98, Ventas Inc (NYSE:) which was up 0.24% to settle at 71.46 and Evergy Inc (NYSE:) which gained 0.08% to close at 63.790.

The worst performers were Macy’s Inc (NYSE:) which was down 13.22% to 16.80 in late trade, Kohls Corp (NYSE:) which lost 10.97% to settle at 45.11 and Nordstrom Inc (NYSE:) which was down 10.65% to 26.02 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Akari Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ:) which rose 62.22% to 2.920, Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 53.97% to settle at 3.68 and Novavax Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 40.47% to close at 6.040.

The worst performers were MMTEC Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 45.50% to 4.00 in

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