Top Narrow Based Indexes For December 18, 2012
By 10:55 am, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 57.66 points, or 0.44%, to 13,293.05, while the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index had gained 9.56 points, or 0.67%. The NASDAQ composite index rose 25.32 points, or 0.84%.
Some of the narrow based indexes that are driving the markets are Energy Storage and Battery Technology Stocks, which have gained 2.9%, Nanotech Stocks, up 2.5%, and Shale Gas Stocks, moving 2.3% higher as a group.
The best performing Tickerspy Nanotech stock has been Nanosphere (NASDAQ: NSPH), which was up 4%. Nanosphere shares have jumped 113.28% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 15.23% in the same period.
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