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Top Performing Industries For December 17, 2012

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At 1:50 pm, the Dow surged 0.44% to 13,193.15, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.74% to 1,423.97 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.76% to 2,993.86.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Packaging & Containers: This industry jumped 21.75% by 1:50 pm. The top stock within the industry was Crown Holdings (NYSE: CCK), which rose 1.6%. Crown Holdings' PEG ratio is 1.25.

Basic Materials Wholesale: This industry rose 2.24% by 1:50 pm ET. The top performer in this industry was Global Partners LP (NYSE: GLP), which gained 6.4%. Global Partners has a dividend yield of 9.50%..

Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry moved up 1.95% by 1:50 pm, with Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE: BBW) moving up 2.1% to gain the top spot. Build-A-Bear's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $381.89 million.

Specialty Eateries: The industry gained 1.94% by 1:50 pm. The top performer in this industry was Caribou Coffee Company (NASDAQ: CBOU), which gained 30.5%. Joh. A. Benckiser Group agreed to buy Caribou Coffee for $340 million.

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