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Today's Top Performing Industry
Semiconductor- Memory Chips
Composite Value: 911.2
Today's Change: +3.26%
S&P 500: -0.75%
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[Semiconductor- Memory Chips (^YHOh893)]
Drawing a Blank: Americans Have "No Clue" What Computer Memory Is
Mon 9:00 am ET (PR Newswire)
BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite more than half of Americans believing they're ahead of or aligned with current tech trends, nearly 75 percent have "no idea" what computer memory is, according to a new study by GMI Research. Exploring Americans' technological aptitudes, the independent research commissioned by aims to help Americans understand how a computer memory upgrade can help save time and money in the long run. Nearly 75 percent of Americans have no idea what computer memory is.
Today's Industry Highlights
Top Performing Industries% Change
Semiconductor- Memory Chips +3.26%
Computers Wholesale +2.19%
Oil & Gas Equipment & Services +1.98%
Electronics Stores +1.53%
Basic Materials Wholesale +1.11%
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Worst Performing Industries % Change
Photographic Equipment & Supplies -3.24%
Aluminum -2.68%
Data Storage Devices -2.40%
Music & Video Stores -2.27%
Foreign Regional Banks -2.06%
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