Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For May 6, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow fell 0.13 percent to 17,636.98, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.12 percent to 2,048.14 and the NASDAQ composite index dropped 0.52 percent to 4,692.62.

The industries that are still afloat in the market today are:

Silver: This industry gained 2.8 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSE: GPL), which rose 8.6 percent. Silver futures gained 0.62 percent to trade at $17.44 an ounce.

Industrial Metals & Minerals: This industry rose 2 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Uranium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: URRE), which gained 9.9 percent. Uranium Resources shares have dropped 88.91 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has slipped 3.09 percent in the same period.

Gold: The industry gained 1.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (NYSE: THM), which gained 11 percent. Gold futures gained 1.20 percent to trade at $1,287.60 an ounce.

Publishing - Books: This industry moved up 1.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Pearson PLC (ADR) (NYSE: PSO), which rose 2.2 percent.

 

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