Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,216.49 down -78.46 points

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Monday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,216.49. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.74 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 8.21 to 1 ratio. There were 274 advancers and 2250 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 12 stocks reached a 52 week high and 39 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 -2.07% for the day; a total of -59.01 points. The current value is 2,797.47. Randgold Resources Limited ( GOLD ) had the largest percent change down (-8.28%) while Life Technologies Corporation ( LIFE ) had the largest percent change gain rising 7.51%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -1.79% for the day; a total of -265.86 points. The current value is 14,599.2. Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) had the largest percent change down (-3.27%) while Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) had the largest percent change gain rising -.11%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 4/15/2013 4:44:00 PM

BILLIONS OF
1.74
NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY
12
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
39
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Life Technologies Corporation[LIFE]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
7.51
INDEX
LIFE ROSE
 
 


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