Today’s top U.S. stocks: United Airlines Holdings Inc. (UAL ↑9.8%), Nucor Corporation (NUE ↑6.4%)

Posted: 21 April 2022 5:18 pm

See the 10 biggest gainers on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on Apr. 21, 2022

US stocks fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell revived concerns of aggressive interest rate hikes that could push the economy into recession. That dampened sentiment among investors, overshadowing positive earnings news earlier in the day.
The S&P 500 declined 1.5% while Nasdaq tumbled 2.1%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 1.1%.

Top movers in U.S. markets Thursday, Apr. 21, 2022

United Airlines Holdings Inc. (UAL) was the largest gainer today. The company bucked the trend, with shares climbing 9.8% to $51.10. The rally was fueled by the company’s forecast for a “solidly profitable” second quarter. It also had a “bullish outlook” on the industry, providing a tailwind for other airline stocks.
Nucor Corp. (NUE, up 6.4%) was the second -biggest gainer. Shares surged after the company predicted that the second quarter will be its most profitable three-month period in its history. The steelmaker continues to benefit from robust demand for the metal in nonresidential construction markets, Luzi Ann Javier, a markets editor at Finder said.
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The top 10 biggest gainers today were:

StockPrice% change
United Airlines Holdings Inc. (UAL)$51.109.8%
Nucor Corporation (NUE)$180.106.4%
Tesla Inc. (TSLA)$1036.666.1%
Watsco Inc. (WSO)$302.725.6%
Steel Dynamics (STLD)$95.964.9%
At&T (T)$20.274.3%
Dow Inc. (DOW)$70.284.1%
Smith & Nephew Snats Inc. (SNN)$33.844.0%
Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL)$45.163.7%
American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)$20.173.5%

Market movers Thursday, Apr. 21, 2022

Each weekday we round up the biggest gainers on the NYSE and Nasdaq, ranked by price percentage from market open to market close. To avoid higher price volatility we only include stocks with market caps of more than $10 billion. Price changes are calculated from the open to the close on the trading day, but these prices may be subject to minor variation depending on data availability.

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