Day 13: Stocks Rally On Lighter Volume

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Market Commentary:

The major averages rallied on the 13th day of the current rally attempt however volume, a critical gauge of institutional demand, fell compared to Tuesday’s totals. The lighter volume behind today’s advance signals large institutions are not aggressively buying stocks. Advancers led decliners by nearly a 3-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and by nearly a 2-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq exchange. New 52-week highs outnumbered new lows on both exchanges. There were 14 high-ranked companies from the Leaders List that made a new 52-week high and appeared on the BreakOuts Page, higher than the 10 issues that appeared on the prior session.

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