Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For August 5, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow gained 0.43 percent to 17,626.19, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.76 percent to 2,109.28 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 1.27 percent to 5,170.25.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Long Distance Carriers: This industry moved up 4.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was General Communication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNCMA), which gained 6.4 percent. General Communication reported Q2 adjusted EBITDA of $88 million on sales of $248 million.

Synthetics: The industry gained 4.3 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Axiall Corp (NYSE: AXLL), which gained 3.8 percent. Axiall is expected to post its Q2 earnings after the closing bell.

Semiconductor - Specialized: This industry rose 3.1 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), which gained 17.5 percent. First Solar reported stronger-than-expected Q2 results.

Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry jumped 3.1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE: BBW), which rose 3.3 percent. Build-A-Bear is expected to report Q2 results on August 6, 2015.

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