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The Dow gained 1.02% to 16,832.17, while the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.93% to 4,506.44. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index surged 0.83% to 1,971.35.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

Silver:

This industry tumbled 0.50% by 12:15 pm. The worst stock within the industry was Great Panther Silver (NYSE: GPL), which fell 3.9%. Great Panther named Ali Soltani as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Drug Related Products:

This industry fell 0.48% by 12:15 pm ET. ProPhase Labs (NYSE: PRPH) shares dropped 2.2% in today's trading. ProPhase Labs' trailing-twelve-month ROE is -17.64%.

Shipping:

The industry dropped 0.43% by 12:15 pm. The worst performer in this industry was Eagle Bulk Shipping (NASDAQ: EGLE), which declined 2.6%. Eagle Bulk Shipping's PEG ratio is -0.05.

Independent Oil & Gas:

This industry declined 0.35% by 12:15 pm, with Enservco (NYSE: ENSV) moving down 6%. Enservco shares have jumped 160.80% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 18.77% in the same period.

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