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Percentage Losers: FirstAlert(tm) NYSE-AMEX-NASDAQ Money Index Synopsis

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April 28, 2010 (FinancialWire) (Summary of April 27, 2010's Session) -- Of last session's Greatest Percentage Losers, stocks taking the greatest monetary losses were led by financials/insurance company American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) trading on volume of 4,950,900 shares (losing $4.98 billion), followed by financials/commercial banks company National Bank of Greece S.A. (NYSE: NBG) trading on volume of 11,918,500 shares (losing $824.7 million), followed by consumer discretionary/specialty retail company Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP) trading on volume of 7,144,400 shares (losing $519.2 million).

The FirstAlert(tm) Money Index Synopsis is an indicator of the depth of market direction or indirection. While not always including the same stocks, the combined NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ 24 to 25 Most Actives and combined NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ Greatest Percentage Losers and Greatest Percentage Winners (weighted against pure monetary loss/gain) indicate the direction in which the mass of money is flowing, as well as the general focus of the market. View today's combined NYSE-AMEX-NASDAQ Money Index article via FinancialWire(tm)'s reference section (at http://www.financialwire.net/2010/04/28/fa-index-10/).

Other companies spotlighted in today's FirstAlert(tm) Money Index include diversified financial services company Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE: C), the SPDRS Trust ETF (AMEX: SPY), the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSE: XLF), industrials/transportation infrastructure company China Infrastructure Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: CIIC), financials/commercial banks company Pacific Capital Bancorp (NASDAQ: PCBC) and financials/commercial banks company Bank of Granite Corp. (NASDAQ: GRAN), via today's combined NYSE-AMEX-NASDAQ Money Index (at http://www.financialwire.net/2010/04/28/fa-index-10/).

The complete chart for the FirstAlert(tm) Money Index Synopsis is provided by StockSmart.com, and is accessible via Investrend's dedicated Stock Smart NYSE-AMEX-NASDAQ Summary webpage (at http://www.investrend.com/fa-index).

The FirstAlert(tm) Money Index also appears as part of the "FirstAlert(tm) Daily" (http://www.financialwire.net/news-alerts), published by FinancialWire(tm), which also includes expert commentary, financial community event information, as well as other items of interest.

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