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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,242.32 down -10.55 points

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Tuesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,242.32. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.63 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.5 to 1 ratio. There were 987 advancers and 1477 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 78 stocks reached a 52 week high and 10 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 -.39% for the day; a total of -11.05 points. The current value is 2,800.81. Akamai Technologies, Inc. ( AKAM ) had the largest percent change down (-2.33%) while Seagate Technology. ( STX ) had the largest percent change gain rising 4.83%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .02% for the day; a total of 2.77 points. The current value is 14,450.06. Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) had the largest percent change down (-1.58%) while Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.16%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 3/12/2013 4:44:02 PM

BILLIONS OF 1.63 NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY 78 STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH 10 THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALEDSeagate Technology.[STX]TOPS ADVANCERS LISTOF NASDAQ 100 % 4.83 INDEXSTX ROSE

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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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