New York, February 9th (TradersHuddle.com) – The NASDAQ 100 Index is higher trading at 2564.14, which represents 0.72% versus its previous close. The index is having a mixed day with slightly more than 50% of the NASDAQ 100 components on the green.
Akamai (NASDAQ:AKAM) is the NASDAQ 100’s top performer today with the stock trading at $38.32 representing 11.27% from its previous trading session. Shares of Akamai, the provider of delivery services for streaming media have defined support at $31.01 and resistance at $34.25.
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) is also among the top performers, and it is trading at $48.97 representing 6.9% from its previous close. First Solar, the largest maker of thin film solar modules in the world has calculated support and resistance levels at $36.33 and $47.99 respectively. The other top performer of the NASDAQ 100 is Whole Foods (NASDAQ:WFM), which is trading at $80.19 representing 2.9% from its previous close.
The NASDAQ 100’s worst performers include Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) that is trading at $16.13 or -2.18% from the previous close. Shares of Research In Motion, the Blackberry maker have defined support at $16.35 and resistance at $17.34. Also among the worst performers News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA), which is trading at $19.2 representing -2.17% from the previous trading session.
The NASDAQ 100 is underperfoming the Dow Jones but is pretty much equal with the S&P 500. The Dow Jones Industrial Index is currently trading at 12911.8, which represents 0.22% from previous close, the S&P 500 on the other hand is trading at 1353.41 that represents 0.26% from its previous close.