Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 2,977.23 down -10.72 points


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Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 2,977.23.
The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.76 billion shares traded.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.17 to 1 ratio. There were 1347 advancers and 1154 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 37 stocks reached a 52 week high and 42 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 down -.67% for the day; a total of -17.91 points. The current value is 2,647.92. Baidu, Inc. ( BIDU ) had the largest percent change down (-6.25%) while Netflix, Inc. ( NFLX ) had the largest percent change gain rising 13.88%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.08% for the day; a total of -10.75 points. The current value is 13,096.46. Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) had the largest percent change down (-2.2%) while Home Depot, Inc. (The) ( HD ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.23%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 10/31/2012 4:44:00 PM

BILLIONS OF
1.76
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
37
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
42
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
Netflix, Inc.[NFLX]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
13.88
INDEX
NFLX ROSE

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This article appears in: News Headlines , US Markets
Referenced Symbols: BIDU , HD , NFLX , PFE


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