U.S. indices had a mixed day of trading Friday following better-than-expected jobs data. The unemployment rate for July came in at 5.4%, which was below the 5.7% estimate.
- The Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ: QQQ) lost 0.44% to $368.05
- The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NASDAQ: SPY) gained 0.17% to $442.52
- The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (NASDAQ: DIA) finished higher by 0.42% to $352.09
Here are the day’s winners and losers from the QQQ, according to data from Benzinga Pro.
Monster Beverage Corp (NASDAQ: MNST), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) and Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST) were among the top gainers for the QQQ Friday.
Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) and eBay Inc (NASDAQ: EBAY) were among the top losers for the QQQ.
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