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Top Performing Industries For December 29, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.88 percent to 17,682.53, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.84 percent to 2,073.79 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 0.95 percent to 5,088.61.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Sporting Goods Stores: This industry gained 2.2 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Performance Sports Group Ltd(NYSE: PSG), which rose 2.3 percent. Performance Sports shares have dropped 46.56 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has declined 1.15 percent in the same period.

Management Services: This industry rose 2 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Towers Watson & Co (NASDAQ: TW), which gained 3.9 percent. Fossil Group Inc (NASDAQ: FOSL) will replace Towers Watson in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on January 4.

Home Health Care: The industry gained 1.8 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG), which gained 2 percent. LHC Group's PEG ratio is 1.63.

Synthetics: This industry moved up 1.8 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Lightbridge Corp (NASDAQ: LTBR), which rose 3 percent.

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