|Symbol||Company Name||Price||Price Chg.||Price % Chg.||Volume (000)||Volume % Chg.|
|GOLD||Randgold Resources Adr||$81.33||1.01||1%||560||144%|
|KKR||K K R & Co Lp||$18.96||0.12||1%||686||-31%|
|CSX||C S X Corp||$23.41||-0.36||-2%||2,372||-30%|
|V||Visa Inc Cl A||$163.86||-2.62||-2%||973||-23%|
|BRKB||Berkshire Hathaway Cl B||$103.45||-1.68||-2%||1,464||-7%|
|TMO||Thermo Fisher Scientific||$76.64||-1.28||-2%||1,336||55%|
|MT||Arcelor Mittal Cl A||$12.09||-0.23||-2%||4,973||57%|
|SI||Siemens A G Adr||$106.07||-2.04||-2%||488||295%|
|MGA||Magna Intl Inc||$57.23||-1.16||-2%||521||88%|
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|Dow Jones Industrial Average -0.82%|
|S&P 500 -0.88%|
|NASDAQ Composite -1.11%|
|Pretty Girls and Railroads -0.47%|
|Climbers and Dogs -0.56%|
|Widows and Orphans -0.75%|
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