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March 30, 2010 (FinancialWire) (Summary of March 29, 2010’s Session) -- 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, NASDAQ and AMEX 24 Most Actives and combined NYSE, NASDAQ and AMEX greatest Percentage Losers and 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-NASDAQ-AMEX Money Index article via FinancialWire(tm)’s reference section (at http://www.financialwire.net/2010/03/30/fa-index/).
Of last session’s Greatest Percentage Winners, stocks making the greatest monetary gains were led by information technology/electronic equipment, instruments & components company Bell Microproducts, Inc. (NASDAQ: BELM) trading on volume of 18,229,686 (gaining $49.5 million), healthcare equipment & supplies company World Heart Corp. (NASDAQ: WHRT) trading on volume of 206,629 (gaining $11.5 million) and information technology/software company Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) trading on volume of 52,465 (gaining $9.3 million).
Of last session’s Greatest Percentage Losers, stocks taking the greatest monetary losses were led by commercial banks company Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. (NYSE: AIB) trading on volume of 2,493,300 shares (losing $399.5 million), commercial banks company Bank of Ireland (NYSE: IRE) trading on volume of 431,100 shares (losing $206.3 million), and consumable fuels company Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) trading on volume of 4,357,447 shares (losing $47.3 million).
Of the Most Actives, last session’s trading showed 18 advancers versus 7 decliners. Volume leaders were led by diversified financial services company Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE: C) trading 113,695,500 shares closing at $4.18 (down 3.0%), the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: SPY) trading 23,015,479 shares closing at $117.32 (up 0.6%) and diversified financial services company Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) trading 20,510,900 shares closing at $18.04 (up 0.8%).
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