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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,050.39 up 6.03 points

Thursday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,050.39. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.65 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.5 to 1 ratio. There were 1493 advancers and 994 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 52 stocks reached a 52 week high and 8 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 up .1% for the day; a total of 2.56 points. The current value is 2,693.55. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ( BBBY ) had the largest percent change down (-6.5%) while Research in Motion Limited ( RIMM ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.6%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .45% for the day; a total of 59.75 points. The current value is 13,311.72. Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change down (-3.44%) while Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.95%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 12/20/2012 4:44:01 PM

BILLIONS OF 1.65 NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY 52 STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH 8 THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALEDResearch in Motion Limited[RIMM]TOPS ADVANCERS LISTOF NASDAQ 100 % 3.6 INDEXRIMM ROSE

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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