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Worst Performing Industries For January 21, 2015


The Dow dropped 0.10% to 17,497.44, while the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.07% to 4,658.07. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 0.21% to 2,026.77.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry fell 2.60% by 11:00 am ET. Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE: BBW) shares dropped 2.6% in today's trading. Build-A-Bear's trailing-twelve-month profit margin is 2.17%.

Silver: This industry tumbled 1.52% by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM), which fell 4.8%. Silver futures rose 0.50% to trade at $18.05 an ounce.

Consumer Services: This industry declined 0.90% by 11:00 am with Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE: LOV) moving down 2.4%. Spark Networks shares have dropped 46.35% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 9.63% in the same period.

Gold: The industry dropped 0.71% by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE: EGO), which declined 22.1%. Eldorado reported gold production of 789,224 ounces, in-line with original 2014 forecast of 730,000 to 800,000 ounces of gold. Eldorado projected 2015 gold production of 640,000 to 700,000 ounces.

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