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Top Performing Industries For August 24, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow dropped 2.69 percent to 16,017.83, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 2.93 percent to 1,913.11 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 3.04 percent to 4,562.78.

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

Medical Equipment Wholesale: This industry moved up 0.27 percent by 10:30 am.

Gold: The industry gained 0.05 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (NYSE: THM), which gained 4.3 percent. International Tower Hill Mines shares have dropped 65.67 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has slipped 1.35 percent in the same period.

Semiconductor- Memory Chips: This industry rose 0.01 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU), which gained 1.4 percent. Micron's PEG ratio is 0.36.

 

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