Market Close Report: NASDAQ trading volume joins the top ten ranking for the year. NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 3,091.81

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Today's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index volume reaching the 4th place in the top ten list for this year. The last time the index closed above 0.22 billion shares was on 00 Wed 2013. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.71 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.1 to 1 ratio. There were 1171 advancers and 1289 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 53 stocks reached a 52 week high and 4 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 -.2% for the day; a total of -5.5 points. The current value is 2,718.72. Sears Holdings Corporation ( SHLD ) had the largest percent change down (-6.43%) while Celgene Corporation ( CELG ) had the largest percent change gain rising 6.63%.

The Dow Jones index closed down -.41% for the day; a total of -55.44 points. The current value is 13,328.85. Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) had the largest percent change down (-3.56%) while Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.45%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 1/8/2013 4:44:00 PM

NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 4th VOLUME MILESTONE1.71 billion JOINS 2013TOP TEN 53 STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH 4 THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALEDCelgene Corporation[CELG]TOPS ADVANCERS LISTOF NASDAQ 100 % 6.63 INDEXCELG ROSE

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