Market Close Report: NASDAQ trading volume joins the top ten ranking for the year. NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 3,021.01

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Today's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index volume reaching the 10th place in the top ten list for this year. The last time the index closed above 2.3 billion shares was on 00 Wed 2012. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.5 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.95 to 1 ratio. There were 846 advancers and 1649 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 26 stocks reached a 52 week high and 9 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 -1.07% for the day; a total of -28.88 points. The current value is 2,664.67. Research in Motion Limited ( RIMM ) had the largest percent change down (-22.73%) while Fastenal Company ( FAST ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.35%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.91% for the day; a total of -120.88 points. The current value is 13,190.84. Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ) had the largest percent change down (-2%) while American Express Company ( AXP ) had the largest percent change gain rising .44%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 12/21/2012 4:44:00 PM

NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX
10th
VOLUME MILESTONE2.5 billion JOINS 2012TOP TEN
26
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
9
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Fastenal Company[FAST]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100
%
2.35
INDEX
FAST ROSE
 
 


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