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Worst Performing Industries For March 23, 2016

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The Dow fell 0.30 percent to 17,529.67, while the NASDAQ composite index declined 0.65 percent to 4,790.46. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 0.39 percent to 2,041.72.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

Silver: This industry slipped 4.3 percent by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSE: GPL), which fell 7.7 percent. Great Panther Silver shares have gained 69.35 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 1.99 percent in the same period.

Computer Peripherals: This industry declined 3.2 percent by 11:00 am with Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) moving down 5.6 percent. Stratasys' PEG ratio is 3.39.

Foreign Utilities: This industry fell 2.9 percent by 11:00 am ET. CPFL Energia S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: CPL) shares dropped 3.6 percent in today's trading. CPFL Energia shares have tumbled 8.47 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has declined 1.99 percent in the same period.

Synthetics: The industry dropped 2.6 percent by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was Axiall Corp (NYSE: AXLL), which declined 2.4 percent.

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