Top Narrow Based Indexes For January 14, 2013
By 10:25 am, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 28.48 points, or 0.21%, to 13,459.95, while the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index had dropped 5.85 points, or 0.40%. The NASDAQ composite index fell 20.38 points, or 0.65%.
Some of the narrow based indexes that are still afloat in the markets are Stem Cell Stocks, which have gained 4.4%, Contract Research Outsourcing Stocks, up 1.4%, and Security and Protection Service Stocks, moving 1.3% higher as a group.
Nice Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) is today's leading Tickerspy's Security and Protection Service stock, gaining 6.5%. Nice Systems is in talks to acquire Verint Systems (NASDAQ: VRNT) for $1.5 billion, according to the Calcalist financial newspaper.
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