Even though the drop was minor the bears seem to be winning with declining issues
beating advancing by a wide margin with 36 stocks down versus six up for the week.
overwhelmed rising ones 475 to 326, with 75 others closing unchanged.
On the New York Stock Exchange, declining issues
outnumbered those that advanced by nearly 2 to 1.
Breadth turned negative, with declining issues
outnumbering advancers by 19 to 12 on the NYSE, and by 22 to 16 on the Nasdaq.
outnumbered rising ones 857 to 680 on the First Section, while 151 remained unchanged.
led rising ones 418 to 398, with 62 others closing unchanged.
Breadth turned positive, with advancing issues edging declining issues
by 16 to 15 on the NYSE, and by 21 to 16 on the Nasdaq," stated Peter Antipatis.
outnumbered advancing ones 981 to 482 on the First Section, while 202 remained unchanged in the morning.
led rising ones 564 to 264, with 47 other closing unchanged.
outnumbered advancers by nearly a 2-to-1 margin on the New York Stock Exchange, where composite volume totaled 952.
On the TSE's First Section, declining issues
outnumbered advancing ones 1,042 to 450, while 164 remained unchanged in the morning.
led rising ones 525 to 300, with 59 others closing unchanged.