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Top Narrow Based Indexes For May 19


By 10:45 am, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 19.45 points, or 0.15%, to 12,579.63, while the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index had dropped 0.83 point, or 0.06%. The NASDAQ composite index fell 2.58 points, or 0.09%.

Some of the narrow based indexes that are supporting the markets are Rare Earth Stocks, which have gained 4.5%, Cosmetic Laser Stocks, up 3.0%, and Pet and Veterinary Stocks, moving 1.8% higher as a group.

In Tickerspy's Rare Earth complex, Avalon Rare Metals Inc (AMEX: AVL) had surged 6.7%. AVL had no debt for the latest quarter.

The best performing Tickerspy Cosmetic Laser stock has been Syneron Medical Ltd (NASDAQ: ELOS), which was up 9.1%. ELOS reported upbeat Q1 results.

PetSmart Inc (NASDAQ: PETM) is today's leading Tickerspy's Pet and Veterinary stock, gaining 5.4%. PETM lifted its earnings guidance for the year.

Read more from Benzinga's Markets.

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