FirstAlert(tm) ‘Money Index’ Synopsis

fw_moving_markets_sg_bw_225pxJuly 31, 2009 (FinancialWire) — Of the Most Actives, last session’s trading showed 16 advancers versus 9 decliners. Volume leaders were led by Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE: C) trading 168,301,400 shares closing at $3.14 (down 2.5%), the SPDR Trust ETF (NYSE: SPY) trading 58,394,415 shares closing at $98.67 (up 1.0%) and the Select Sector Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF) trading 41,807,281 shares closing at $12.88 (up 2.3%).

Of last session’s Greatest Percentage Losers, stocks taking the greatest monetary losses were led by Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) trading on volume of 18,709,172 shares (losing $671.8 million), Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AIQ) trading on volume of 577,700 shares (losing $108.5 million) and Inovio Biomedical Corporation (AMEX: INO) trading on volume of 5,879,900 shares (losing $74.5 million).

Of last session’s Greatest Percentage Winners, stocks making the greatest monetary gains were led by First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL) trading on volume of 8,198 shares (gaining $16.4 million), InfoLogix, Inc. (NASDAQ: IFLG) trading on volume of 5,700 shares (gaining $3.6 million) and Amerityre Corp. (NASDAQ: AMTY) trading on volume of 78,283 shares (gaining $1.8 million).

The statistical source for deriving each day’s The FirstAlert(tm) Money Index is (

The FirstAlert(tm) Money Index is an indicator of the depth of market direction or indirection. While not always including the same stocks, the NYSE/NASDAQ/AMEX 25 Most Actives and NYSE/NASDAQ/AMEX greatest Percentage Losers and Percentage Winners (weighted against pure monetary loss/gain) indicate the direction in which the mass of money is flowing, as well as the general focus of the market.

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