Top Narrow Based Indexes For November 20, 2012
By 10:45 am, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 24.59 points, or 0.19%, to 12,771.37, while the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index had dropped 0.43 points, or 0.03%. The NASDAQ composite index fell 0.57 points, or 0.02%.
Some of the narrow based indexes that are supporting the markets are Chinese Solar Stocks, which have gained 2.4%, Tobacco and Tobacco Product Stocks, up 2.1%, and Recreational Product Stocks, moving 2.1% higher as a group.
The best performing Tickerspy Tobacco and Tobacco Product stock has been Star Scientific (NASDAQ: STSI), which was up 12.8%. Star Scientific shares have dropped 16.95% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 16.74% in the same period.
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