Stocks Rally On Disconcerting Economic Data

Thursday, January, 14, 2010
Market Commentary:

Stocks edged higher after weaker than expected economic data was released. Volume was reported slightly higher than the prior session’s totals on the NYSE and about even on the Nasdaq exchange, which suggested large institutions were buying stocks. Advancers led decliners by nearly a 11-to-8 ratio on the NYSE and by a 16-to-11 ratio on the Nasdaq exchange. There were 28 high-ranked companies from the Leaders List that made a new 52-week high and appeared on the BreakOuts Page, higher than the total of 20 issues that appeared on the prior session. New 52-week highs still solidly outnumbered new 52-week lows on the NYSE and on the Nasdaq exchange.
ECB, Jobless Claims & Retail Sales:

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