Market Overview

Top Narrow Based Indexes For December 22


By 12:55 pm, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 62.18 points, or 0.51%, to 12,169.92, while the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index had gained 9.45 points, or 0.76%. The NASDAQ composite index rose 21.42 points, or 0.83%.

Some of the narrow based indexes that are driving the markets are Chinese Solar Stocks, which have gained 10.1%, Solar Stocks, up 4.3%, and Digital Semiconductor Stocks, moving 4.2% higher as a group.

In Tickerspy's Chinese Solar complex, Hanwha SolarOne Co Ltd (NASDAQ: HSOL) had surged 12.1%. HSOL had $289.15 million in total cash for the recent quarter.

The best performing Tickerspy Solar stock has been DayStar Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: DSTI), which was up 14.2%. DSTI shares have dipped 84.57% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 1.04% in the same period.

Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ: MU) is today's leading Tickerspy's Digital Semiconductor stock, gaining 16.6%. Analysts at Wedbush upgraded Micron to outperform.

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