NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 10, 2018 / U.S. markets finished mostly lower on Thursday, as broader market was dragged lower by weak performance from the industrial and energy sector matched with ongoing trade tension between U.S. and China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased 0.29 percent to close at 25,509.23, while the S&P 500 Index fell 0.14 percent to close at 2,853.58. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 0.04 percent to close at 7,891.78, posting its 8th consecutive daily gain.
"Things are looking good in the U.S. in terms of earnings and data, but things aren't as rosy if you look to China, emerging markets or Europe. Weakness in those regions could eventually become a headwind for the U.S.," said Suzanne Hutchins, senior portfolio manager of Dreyfus Global Real Return Fund. "The U.S. market seems to be shrugging off any sort of risk right now, since the S&P 500 is near a record and volatility is low. We think that's wrong, as trade would become quite challenging for the global economy," she added.
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Omeros' stock moved 0.32% higher Thursday, to close the day at $21.70. The stock recorded a trading volume of 442,395 shares, which was below its three months average volume of 799,053 shares. In the last year, Omeros' shares have traded in a range of 8.36 - 25.20. The share price has gained 159.57% from its 52 week low. The company's shares are currently trading above their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $20.10 is above its 200-day moving average of $16.36. Shares of Omeros have gained roughly 10.94 percent in the past month and are up 11.68 percent year-to-date.
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On Thursday, shares of Intrexon recorded a trading volume of 1,601,629 shares, which was above the three months average volume of 1,391,406 shares. The stock ended the day 0.79% higher at $15.39. The share price has fallen 25.94% from its 52 week high with a 52 week trading range of 10.26 - 20.78. The company's shares are currently trading below their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $14.63 is below its 200-day moving average of $15.62. Shares of Intrexon have gained roughly 2.74 percent in the past month and are up 33.59 percent year-to-date.
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