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Tickers in this Article: MNST, ACOM, OPEN, GHDX, NFLX, ATHN, GEVA
The Nasdaq has climbed 0.5%, the S&P 500 is unchanged and the Dow has moved little this morning. The Nasdaq Composite Index is a capitalization-weighted index, with each company weighted in proportion to its market value.

The biggest movers traded on the NASDAQ so far are:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Monster (Nasdaq:MNST).41 billion-14.2%
Ancestry.com (Nasdaq:ACOM).25 billion+7.7%
OpenTable (Nasdaq:OPEN)5.2 million+6.4%
Genomic Health (Nasdaq:GHDX).05 billion-5.4%
Netflix (Nasdaq:NFLX).61 billion+4.5%
athenahealth (Nasdaq:ATHN).64 billion-4.4%
Synageva (Nasdaq:GEVA).17 billion-4.3%
Broker Summary: Charles Schwab Online Brokerage

Shares of Monster (Nasdaq:MNST) are currently trading at $45.73, a steep decline of 14.2%. At 21.8 million shares, the company's volume so far today is above yesterday's volume of 3.4 million shares.

Ancestry.com (Nasdaq:ACOM) has risen 7.7% and is currently trading at $31.44 per share. The company is currently trading a volume of 17.3 million shares.

OpenTable (Nasdaq:OPEN) has increased to a share price of $46.36, a 6.4% rise. The company's volume for the day so far is 2.1 million shares, 5.4 times its current three-month average.

Genomic Health (Nasdaq:GHDX) has fallen 5.4% and is currently trading at $32.57 per share. So far this morning, 276,811 shares have changed hands. This is 1.3 times the current daily average.

Rising 4.5%, Netflix (Nasdaq:NFLX) is currently trading at $67.88 per share. The company's volume is currently 6.5 million shares for the day, more than yesterday's 3.3 million shares.

athenahealth (Nasdaq:ATHN) is currently trading at a share price of $70.08, a 4.4% decline. So far today, 745,166 shares have changed hands.

Synageva (Nasdaq:GEVA) has decreased to $46.27 per share, a 4.3% fall. With 110,293 shares changing hands so far today, the company's volume is 0.9 times the current three-month average.

The Bottom Line The nature of the market is such that stocks will have good days and bad days. Paying close attention to the previous ratios will help you identify key times to adjust your strategy. However, these fundamental metrics must be analyzed with historic data, industry information in addition to firm specific financial statements.

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