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Market Close Report: NASDAQ trading volume joins the top ten ranking for the year. NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 6,332.99

Today's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index volume reaching the 10th place in the top ten list for this year. The last time the index closed above 3.32 billion shares was on Mar 13 2018. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 4.16 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 3.72 to 1 ratio. There were 675 advancers and 2509 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 7 stocks reached a 52 week high and 844 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 -3.15% for the day; a total of -196.64 points. The current value is 6,046.56. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ALXN ) had the largest percent change down (-6.51%) while JD.com, Inc. ( JD ) had the largest percent change gain rising 5.88%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -1.81% for the day; a total of -414.23 points. The current value is 22,445.37. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) ( GS ) had the largest percent change down (-4.96%) while Nike, Inc. ( NKE ) had the largest percent change gain rising 7.17%.

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As of 12/21/2018 4:44:02 PM

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