Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,104.12 up 2.95 points


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Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,104.12.
The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.73 billion shares traded.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.52 to 1 ratio. There were 1470 advancers and 965 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 57 stocks reached a 52 week high and 16 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% for the day; a total of -2.76 points. The current value is 2,775.62. Apollo Group, Inc. ( APOL ) had the largest percent change down (-22.15%) while Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. ( GMCR ) had the largest percent change gain rising 6.29%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .04% for the day; a total of 5.22 points. The current value is 13,557. International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) had the largest percent change down (-4.91%) while Alcoa Inc. ( AA ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.68%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 10/17/2012 5:15:59 PM

BILLIONS OF
1.73
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
57
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
16
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.[GMCR]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
6.29
INDEX
GMCR ROSE

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This article appears in: News Headlines , US Markets
Referenced Symbols: AA , APOL , GMCR , IBM


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