Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For May 25, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.94 percent to 17,871.95, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.83 percent to 2,093.18 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.69 percent to 4,894.71.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Foreign Money Center Banks: This industry gained 2.9 percent by 11:00 am. The top stock within the industry was Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: SAN), which gained 5.5 percent. Banco Santander's PEG ratio is 1.99.

Nonmetallic Mineral Mining: This industry rose 2.6 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Yanzhou Coal Mining Co Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: YZC), which gained 5.4 percent. Yanzhou Coal Mining shares have declined 47.91 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 1.34 percent in the same period.

Synthetics: The industry gained 2.2 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Axiall Corp (NYSE: AXLL), which gained 2 percent. Axiall shares have dropped 34.79 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has slipped 1.34 percent in the same period.

Regional - Southeast Banks: This industry moved up 1.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), which rose 2.8 percent.

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