[The Nasdaq opened higher and closed down 1.8%, Nvidia rose slightly by 0.1%] U.S. stocks closed on Thursday, the three major stock indexes opened higher and moved lower, the Dow initially closed down 1% or 370 points, the Nasdaq closed down 1.87%, the S&P 500 The index closed down 1.3 percent. The Nasdaq China Golden Dragon Index closed down 0.66%. Vietnamese electric car maker VinFast bucked the trend and closed up 32% and hit a new closing high, with a market value of $114 billion. Nvidia (NVDA.O), which opened sharply higher, fluctuated lower throughout the day, and finally closed up only 0.12%.
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