NASDAQ Composite Index closes up 18.87 points for the week, rising for the 3rd straight day

Wednesday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index 66.42 This is the 3rd straight day of increase for the index. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.74 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.69 to 1 ratio. There were 1832 advancers and 1085 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 72 stocks reached a 52 week high and 19 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 1.21% for the day; a total of 70.76 points. The current value is 5,932.9. Discovery Communications, Inc. ( DISCK ) had the largest percent change down (-1.56%) while Incyte Corporation ( INCY ) had the largest percent change gain rising 10.64%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .12% for the day; a total of 27.06 points. The current value is 21,892.43. The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ) had the largest percent change down (-.98%) while Cisco Systems, Inc. ( CSCO ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.62%.


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