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Top Narrow Based Indexes For January 8, 2013

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By 11:20 am, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 54.02 points, or 0.40%, to 13,330.27, while the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index had dropped 7.73 points, or 0.53%. The NASDAQ composite index fell 13.91 points, or 0.45%.

Some of the narrow based indexes that are still afloat in the markets are Jewelry Retailer Stocks, which have gained 3.1%, Stem Cell Stocks, up 2.5%, and Dry Bulk Shipping Stocks, moving 2.1% higher as a group.

In Tickerspy's Jewelry Retailer complex, Signet Jewelers (NYSE: SIG) had surged 9.5%. Signet Jewelers reported a 4.7% rise in its same-store sales at its US stores during the holiday season.

The best performing Tickerspy Stem Cell stock has been BioTime (AMEX: BTX), which was up 4.9%. BioTime had $7.83 million in total cash for the latest quarter.

FreeSeas (NASDAQ: FREE) is today's leading Tickerspy's Dry Bulk Shipping stock, gaining 149.7%. FreeSeas shares have dropped 48.84% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 13.14% in the same period.

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