Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For March 7, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.17 percent to 17,036.15, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.11 percent to 1,997.87 and the NASDAQ composite index declined 0.29 percent to 4,703.12.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

Office Supplies: This industry gained 3.3 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was ACCO Brands Corporation(NYSE: ACCO), which rose 4.6 percent. ACCO Brands' PEG ratio is 1.04.

Nonmetallic Mineral Mining: This industry rose 3.2 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Foresight Energy LP (NYSE: FELP), which gained 9.4 percent. Foresight Energy shares have tumbled 85.26 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 3.82 percent in the same period.

Synthetics: The industry gained 2.7 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Axiall Corp (NYSE: AXLL), which gained 2.1 percent. Axiall shares have declined 56.46 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 3.82 percent in the same period.

Home Furnishing Stores: This industry moved up 2.3 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Kirkland's, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIRK), which rose 2.1 percent.

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