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Top Performing Industries For October 8, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow dropped 0.08 percent to 16,899.03, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.22 percent to 1,991.40 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.60 percent to 4,762.23.

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

Synthetics: This industry jumped 6.1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Axiall Corp(NYSE: AXLL), which rose 6.1 percent. Axiall's trailing-twelve-month ROE is 1.74 percent.

Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry rose 1.8 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE: BBW), which gained 2.2 percent. Build-A-Bear shares have climbed 48.00 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 3.51 percent in the same period.

Long Distance Carriers: The industry gained 1.8 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Elephant Talk Communications Corp (NYSE: ETAK), which gained 11 percent.

Office Supplies: This industry moved up 1.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ACCO), which rose 2 percent. ACCO Brands is expected to release third quarter 2015 financial results on October 28, 2015.

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