Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For March 10, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.33 percent to 17,056.90, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.48 percent to 1,998.77 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 0.49 percent to 4,697.36.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Foreign Regional Banks: This industry gained 2.1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (ADR)(NYSE: BBVA), which rose 6.7 percent. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria's PEG ratio is 0.56.

Foreign Money Center Banks: This industry rose 2 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: SAN), which gained 6.7 percent. Banco Santander shares have declined 34.64 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 3.71 percent in the same period.

Long Distance Carriers: The industry gained 1.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Elephant Talk Communications Corp (NYSE: ETAK), which gained 3.7 percent. Elephant Talk Communications shares have dipped 57.14 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 3.71 percent in the same period.

Drug Manufacturers - Other: This industry moved up 1.4 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXA), which rose 6.3 percent. Alexza Pharma reported that it has received positive Nasdaq listing determination.

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