Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite Index closes above 3000; up 35.34 points at 3,022.30

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Tuesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index up above 3000 points. The index first reached the 3000 mark on Nov 3, 1999. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.84 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 2.34 to 1 ratio. There were 1735 advancers and 740 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 53 stocks reached a 52 week high and 11 those reaching lows totaled. The most active, advancers, decliners, unusual volume and most active by dollar volume can be monitored intraday on the Most Active Stocks page.

The NASDAQ 100 index closed up 1.3% for the day; a total of 34.5 points. The current value is 2,682.07. Dollar Tree, Inc. ( DLTR ) had the largest percent change down (-3.7%) while Research in Motion Limited ( RIMM ) had the largest percent change gain rising 6.06%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .6% for the day; a total of 78.56 points. The current value is 13,248.44. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) had the largest percent change down (-1.75%) while Intel Corporation ( INTC ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.84%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 12/11/2012 4:44:00 PM

NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX
3000
milestone closes above
53
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
11
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Research in Motion Limited[RIMM]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
6.06
INDEX
RIMM ROSE
 
 


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Referenced Stocks: DLTR , INTC , RIMM , WMT

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