Top Performing Industries For February 8, 2016
At 10:20 am, the Dow fell 2.05 percent to 15,873.23, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 2.04 percent to 1,841.67 and the NASDAQ composite index declined 2.37 percent to 4,259.97.
The industries that are still afloat in the market today are:
Silver: This industry gained 4.3 percent by 10:20 am. The top performer in this industry was Endeavour Silver Corp(NYSE: EXK), which rose 11 percent. Silver futures gained 4.24 percent to trade at $15.41 an ounce.
Photographic Equipment & Supplies: This industry rose 2.6 percent by 10:20 am ET. The top performer in this industry was GoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO), which gained 3.2 percent. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced it inked a patent licensing deal with GoPro.
Gold: The industry gained 2.4 percent by 10:20 am. The top performer in this industry was Golden Star Resources Ltd. (USA) (NYSE: GSS), which gained 20 percent. Gold futures rose 3.08 percent to trade at $1,193.30 an ounce.
Industrial Metals & Minerals: This industry moved up 1.3 percent by 10:20 am. The top performer in this industry was Alexco Resource Corp. (USA) (NYSE: AXU), which rose 8.7 percent. Alexco Resource shares have dropped 15.69 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has slipped 6.41 percent in the same period.
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