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Tickers in this Article: BBY, SAM, NPK, CKH, PRA, UAL, TPX
The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq has fallen 0.4%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.3%; and the Dow has declined 0.2%. Today, more than half of all NYSE trades are conducted electronically, although floor traders are still used to set pricing and deal in high volume institutional trading.

The biggest movers traded on the NYSE so far are:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Best (NYSE:BBY)$4.12 billion+14.1%
Boston Beer Co (NYSE:SAM)$1.47 billion+14%
National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK)$537.3 million-7.6%
Seacor Holdings (NYSE:CKH)$1.84 billion-5.7%
ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)$2.83 billion-5.6%
United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)$7.12 billion+5.3%
Tempur-Pedic International (NYSE:TPX)$1.7 billion+4.7%
Broker Summary: TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim

Best (NYSE:BBY) has soared 14.1% to reach a current price of $13.90 per share. The company's volume is currently 27.9 million shares. This is greater than yesterday's volume of 16.3 million shares.

Boston Beer Co (NYSE:SAM) rose a significant 14% to reach $130.22 per share. The company is currently trading a volume of 383,631 shares.

National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK) is currently trading at a share price of $72.10, a 7.6% decline. With 8,096 shares changing hands so far today, the company's volume is 0.2 times the average volume over the last three months.

Slipping 5.7%, Seacor Holdings (NYSE:CKH) is currently trading at $83.37 per share. So far this morning, 85,103 shares have changed hands. This is 0.3 times the current daily average.

ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA) has fallen 5.6% and is currently trading at $86.96 per share. At 46,387 shares, the company's volume so far today is lighter than yesterday's volume of 2.3 million shares.

After rising 5.3%, United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) is currently trading at a share price of $22.54. So far today, the company's volume is 3.1 million shares.

Tempur-Pedic International (NYSE:TPX) is currently trading at $29.83 per share, a 4.7% increase. The company's volume is currently one million shares for the day, 0.6 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. 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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