Markets today finished mixed for Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.78%, while the S&P 500 slipped just 0.22% and the Nasdaq was up 0.68%. The European Stoxx 600 dipped 0.62% today.
Zoom saw a big leap of 17% in extended-hours trading following their earnings reports. The Dow’s composition changed on Monday with Apple’s 4-for-1 stock split taking effect, and lifted the Nasdaq 100 past 12,000 for the first time. Salesforce, Amgen, and Honeywell replaced longtime representatives Exxon Mobil, Pfizer, and Raytheon Technologies.
Tesla also had their 5-1 split hit today, and resulted in a big climb of 12.57% from this morning’s open.
West Texas Intermediate crude rose 0.7% to $42.89 a barrel, Gold closed the day at $1,968.41 an ounce, and Silver gained 2.3% to $28.14 per ounce.
Investors will have their eyes on the U.S. jobs report expected Friday, as it is expected to show payrolls continued to rebound in August from virus lows.