Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For August 20, 2015


At 10:30 am, the Dow dropped 1.19 percent to 17,142.45, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 1.15 percent to 2,055.64 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 1.62 percent to 4,937.76.

The industries that are still afloat in the market today are:

Silver: This industry moved up 1.4 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Fortuna Silver Mines Inc (NYSE: FSM), which gained 9.5 percent. Silver futures gained 2.19 percent to trade at $15.56 an ounce.

Computers Wholesale: The industry gained 1.3 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Tech Data Corp (NASDAQ: TECD), which gained 17 percent. Tech Data reported stronger-than-expected results for its second quarter.

Drug Delivery: This industry rose 0.6 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR), which gained 2.5 percent. Acura Pharmaceuticals shares have dropped 31.11 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 4.38 percent in the same period.

REIT - Retail: This industry jumped 0.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc(NASDAQ: WHLR), which rose 1 percent.


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