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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,166.36 down -38.31 points

Thursday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,166.36. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.72 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.6 to 1 ratio. There were 938 advancers and 1499 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 22 stocks reached a 52 week high and 32 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 -1.44% for the day; a total of -40.03 points. The current value is 2,741.95. SanDisk Corporation ( SNDK ) had the largest percent change down (-6.64%) while Randgold Resources Limited ( GOLD ) had the largest percent change gain rising 5.05%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.56% for the day; a total of -81.45 points. The current value is 14,537.14. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) had the largest percent change down (-3.77%) while Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.77%.

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As of 4/18/2013 4:44:01 PM

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