Market review – Tue, Mar 12th ,2013: The major indexes had a mixed start, as the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 edged up at the open, while the NASDAQ saw a gapped down. The sell-off at the NASDAQ got, nothing but accelerated, as the trading session progressed, and the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 soon joined with it. There were occasional rallies, but the indexes were unable to overcome the selling pressure until late afternoon. The indexes put together a late recovery, and recouped most of the losses, and limited the damages for the day. The Dow Jones managed to close in the positive territory, while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ with modest losses.

Volume: The trading volume picked up pace both in the NYSE and the NASDAQ stock exchanges and came in heavier than yesterday’s levels. The heavy volume trading coupled with over -0.2% losses, resulted in a distribution day for the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ. The Dow Jones didn’t earn one, as it closed in green.

Growth stocks: The leading growth stocks from our watch list had a modest sell-off day, today. The heavy volume decliners led the pack, and only a handful of stocks made it to the gainer list. The stocks that went down in price, also dominated our Top 250 – Growth stock daily heat map.

Recap: Though, the indexes closed mixed, they overall limited the damages for the day. The distribution at the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ was not that severe. The S&P 500 still closed above 1,550. The Dow Jones withstood the sell-off, and went for another record high close. Many stocks from our various stock picks managed to stay put for the day. The distribution days count stay at four for all the indexes, now. So, the bears failed to make any meaningful damages to the rally , today. It’s still well and active.

Leading Growth Stocks up in higher volume:-

Ticker Name Price Price Change Price % Change Volume % Change
POL – Ticker not present in the current file.
VLO – Ticker not present in the current file.


Leading Growth Stocks down in higher volume:-

Ticker Name Price Price Change Price % Change Volume % Change
SHOS – Ticker not present in the current file.
EVER – Ticker not present in the current file.



Dow Jones – Today’s Closing value :14,450.06 +2.77 (+0.02%) Intraday High: 14,478.80 Intraday Low: 14,412.06.
S&P 500 – Today’s Closing value : 1,552.48 -3.74 (-0.24%) Intraday High: 1,556.77 Intraday Low: 1,548.24 .
NASDAQ -Today’s Closing value : 3,242.32 -10.55 (-0.32%) Intraday High: 3,249.78 Intraday Low: 3,229.92.
Volume – NYSE:3,604,920,000     NASDAQ: 1,682,390,125 as of 7:35 PM EST.
Source: Yahoo Finance      Current volume: Yahoo Finance      Prior day NYSE: Yahoo Finance     Prior day NASDAQ: Yahoo Finance