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Worst Performing Industries For September 2, 2014

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The Dow dropped 0.11% to 17,079.80, while the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.26% to 4,592.08. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index declined 0.01% to 2,003.15.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

Electronics Stores:

This industry tumbled 2.51% by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was Conns (NASDAQ: CONN), which fell 29.5%. Conns reported weaker-than-expected second-quarter earnings and cut its full-year forecast.

Photographic Equipment & Supplies:

The industry dropped 2.42% by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was Ballantyne Strong (NYSE: BTN), which declined 2.4%. Ballantyne Strong's trailing-twelve-month ROE is -2.82%.

Toy & Hobby Stores:

This industry declined 1.76% by 11:00 am, with Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE: BBW) moving down 1.6%. Build-A-Bear shares have surged 83.92% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 22.17% in the same period.

Silver:

This industry fell 1.49% by 11:00 am ET. Endeavour Silver (NYSE: EXK) shares dropped 3.7% in today's trading. Silver futures fell 1.63% to trade at $19.18 an ounce.

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