U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.17%

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© Reuters. U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.17% Investing.com – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher. At the close in NYSE, the rose 0.17%, while the index climbed 0.42%, and the index climbed 1.03%. The best performers of the session on the were Apple Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose 1.93% or 2.47 points to trade at 130.37 at the close.

Meanwhile, Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:) added 1.65% or 3.65 points to end at 224.44 and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:) was up 1.38% or 3.44 points to 253.34 in late trade. The worst performers of the session were Nike Inc (NYSE:), which fell 2.09% or 2.86 points to trade at 133.68 at the close. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:) declined 1.42% or 0.79 points to end at 54.79 and The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:) was down 1.36% or 2.07 points to 150.22. The top performers on the S&P 500 were IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:) which rose 5.06% to 231.07, Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 4.16% to settle at 575.57 and PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which ...read more...