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Top Performing Industries For October 17, 2014

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At 10:50 am, the Dow jumped 1.45% to 16,351.38, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 1.47% to 1,890.14 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 1.43% to 4,277.86.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Computer Based Systems: The industry gained 4.04% by 10:50 am. The top performer in this industry was RadiSys (NASDAQ: RSYS), which gained 1.3%. RadiSys shares have dropped 24.52% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 6.78% in the same period.

Photographic Equipment & Supplies: This industry moved up 2.83% by 10:50 am. The top performer in this industry was Ballantyne Strong (NYSE: BTN), which gained 5%. Ballantyne Strong's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $95.64 million.

Cement: This industry jumped 2.57% by 10:50 am. The top performer in this industry was Cementos Pacasmayo SAA (NYSE: CPAC), which rose 5%. Cementos Pacasmayo's PEG ratio is 0.98.

Drugs Wholesale: This industry rose 2.42% by 10:50 am ET. The top performer in this industry was McKesson (NYSE: MCK), which gained 3.4%. McKesson is expected to release FQ2 financial results on October 28, 2014.

 

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