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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,112.26 up 92.75 points

Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,112.26. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.05 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 6.39 to 1 ratio. There were 2211 advancers and 346 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 189 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 3.21% for the day; a total of 85.54 points. The current value is 2,746.47. Dollar Tree, Inc. ( DLTR ) had the largest percent change down (-1.63%) while Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ALXN ) had the largest percent change gain rising 6.73%.

The Dow Jones index closed up 2.35% for the day; a total of 308.41 points. The current value is 13,412.55. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) had the largest percent change down (.55%) while Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) had the largest percent change gain rising 5.4%.

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As of 1/2/2013 4:44:01 PM

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