Market Overview

Top Narrow Based Indexes For August 26 (AGPPY, SEED, EXP)

By 12:38 pm, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 5.30 points, or 0.05%, to 10,054.76, while the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index had gained 0.35 points, or 0.03%. The NASDAQ composite index fell 2.15 points, or 0.10%.

Some of the narrow based indexes that are supporting the market are Platinum and Palladium Stocks, which have gained 2.5%, Chinese Agriculture Stocks, up 2.1%, and Cement Stocks, moving 2.0% higher as a group.

In Tickerspy's Platinum and Palladium complex, Anglo Platinum Limited (OTC: AGPPY) had surged 5.3%.

The best performing Tickerspy Chinese Agriculture stock has been Origin Agritech Limited (NASDAQ: SEED), which was up 3.3%. SEED is expected to report its Q3 results on August 30.

Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE: EXP) is today’s leading Tickerspy's Cement stock, gaining 4.1%. Analysts at Davenport upgraded EXP from “neutral” to “buy.”

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