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Tickers in this Article: CYMI, FTNT, APOL, CHKP, CREE, FIRE, STRA
The Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow remains relatively unchanged this morning. Most stocks on the Nasdaq Composite Index are technology and Internet-related, but there are financial, consumer, bio-tech and industrial companies as well.

The biggest movers traded on the NASDAQ so far are:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Cymer (Nasdaq:CYMI)$1.49 billion+55.6%
Fortinet (Nasdaq:FTNT)$3.92 billion-19.1%
Apollo (Nasdaq:APOL)$3.12 billion-18.9%
Check Point Software (Nasdaq:CHKP)$9.83 billion-12.7%
Cree (Nasdaq:CREE)$3.04 billion+11.8%
Sourcefire (Nasdaq:FIRE)$1.43 billion-9.8%
Strayer Education (Nasdaq:STRA)$790.1 million-6.1%
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Cymer (Nasdaq:CYMI) rose a significant 55.6% to reach $74.43 per share. The company is trading at a volume of 7.3 million shares. Yesterday's volume was only 407,785 shares.

Taking a 19.1% hit, Fortinet (Nasdaq:FTNT) is currently trading at $20.06 per share. So far today, the company's volume is 9.9 million shares, 3.8 times the current three-month average.

Apollo (Nasdaq:APOL) is currently trading at $22.29 per share, after a steep drop of 18.9%. So far today, the company's volume is 7.3 million shares.

Shares of Check Point Software (Nasdaq:CHKP) are currently trading at $41.38, a steep decline of 12.7%. So far today, the company's volume is 8.8 million shares, 4.5 times the current daily average.

Cree (Nasdaq:CREE) is trading at $29.28 per share, a significant rise of 11.8%. The company's volume for the day so far is 4.3 million shares. Yesterday, volume was only 2.5 million shares.

Slipping 9.8%, Sourcefire (Nasdaq:FIRE) is currently trading at $42.94 per share. With 901,329 shares changing hands so far today, the company's volume is 1.1 times its current three-month average.

Strayer Education (Nasdaq:STRA) is down 6.1% to reach $62.50 per share. So far today, 238,194 shares have changed hands.

The Bottom Line The nature of the market is such that stocks will have good days and bad days. Daily stock performance should be weighed against historical performance and put in context of the market overall. Keep in mind that all these ratios should be compared against historical numbers and industry information in order to get a more complete picture.

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