Nasdaq Drops 75 Points; Acutus Medical Shares Spike Higher

U.S. stocks traded lower midway through trading, with the Nasdaq Composite dropping around 75 points on Monday.

The Dow traded down 0.05% to 31,485.92 while the NASDAQ fell 0.65% to 11,533. The S&P also fell, dropping, 0.16% to 3,905.43.

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Leading and Lagging Sectors

Energy shares jumped by 3.1% on Monday. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Delek US Holdings, Inc. DK, up 9% and Martin Midstream Partners L.P. MMLP up 13%.

In trading on Monday, materials shares fell by 0.8%.

Top Headline

U.S durable goods orders rose 0.7% month-over-month in May, recording the third straight month of gain and exceeding market estimates of a 0.1% rise.

Equities Trading UP

NeuroSense Therapeutics Ltd. NRSN shares shot up 71% to $2.8750 after the company reported results from a stage III ALS Biomarker study evaluating PrimeC. Preliminary results showed levels of disease-related biomarkers in people with ALS were steady, in contrast to a statistically significant decline portrayed in biomarkers when PrimeC was administered.

Shares of Evofem Biosciences, Inc. EVFM got a boost, shooting 94% to $0.7233 amid the Supreme Court overturning Roe V Wade.

Acutus Medical, Inc. AFIB shares were also up, gaining 79% to $0.9632 after the company announced the commercial launch of its left-heart access products.

Equities Trading DOWN

Borqs Technologies, Inc. BRQS shares tumbled 24% to $2.1701 following effect of 1:16 reverse stock split.

Shares of Powerbridge Technologies Co., Ltd. PBTS were down 21% to $0.8099.

Polestar Automotive Holding UK PLC PSNY was down, falling 11% to $11.59 amid post-SPAC merger volatility following the company's Friday debut as a public company.

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In commodity news, oil traded up 0.3% to $107.89, while gold traded down 0.2% to $1,827.10.

Silver traded up 0.8% to $21.285 on Monday while copper rose 0.4% to $3.7565.

Euro zone

European shares were mixed today. The eurozone’s STOXX 600 rose 0.24%, London’s FTSE 100 rose 0.5% while Spain’s IBEX 35 Index fell 0.49%. The German DAX gained 0.24%, French CAC 40 fell 0.56% and Italy’s FTSE MIB Index fell 1.1%.


U.S durable goods orders rose 0.7% month-over-month in May, recording the third straight month of gain and exceeding market estimates of a 0.1% rise.

The pending home sales index rose to 99.90 in May from prior reading of 99.20.

The Treasury will auction 3-month bills and 5-year notes at 1:00 p.m. ET.

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COVID-19 Update

The U.S. has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the world, reporting a total of 88,794,280 cases with around 1,040,800 deaths. India confirmed a total of at least 43,407,040 cases and 525,020 deaths, while Brazil reported over 32,078,630 COVID-19 cases with 670,450 deaths. In total, there were at least 549,063,210 cases of COVID-19 worldwide with more than 6,351,060 deaths.

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