Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,072.87 down -31.25 points

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Thursday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,072.87.
The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.98 billion shares traded. Declining stocks led advancers by 2.18 to 1 ratio. There were 776 advancers and 1688 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 56 stocks reached a 52 week high and 23 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 -1.13% for the day; a total of -31.45 points. The current value is 2,744.17. Google Inc. ( GOOG ) had the largest percent change down (-8.01%) while Lam Research Corporation ( LRCX ) had the largest percent change gain rising 7.24%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.06% for the day; a total of -8.06 points. The current value is 13,548.94. American Express Company ( AXP ) had the largest percent change down (-2.96%) while The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.59%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 10/18/2012 4:45:03 PM

BILLIONS OF
1.98
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
56
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
23
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
Lam Research Corporation[LRCX]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
7.24
INDEX
LRCX ROSE

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