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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 2,992.16 down -21.65 points
By: NASDAQ.com News
Thursday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 2,992.16. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.77 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.69 to 1 ratio. There were 925 advancers and 1560 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 15 stocks reached a 52 week high and 15 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 -.77% for the day; a total of
-20.56 points. The current value is 2,654.01. Monster Beverage
) had the largest percent change down (-3.71%) while Research in
Motion Limited (
) had the largest percent change gain rising 4.13%.
The Dow Jones index closed down -.56% for the day; a total of -74.73 points. The current value is 13,170.72. Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change down (-2.89%) while Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) had the largest percent change gain rising .47%.