NASDAQ 100's Top Performers: LIFE, RIMM, NFLX

life New York, January 18th ( - The NASDAQ 100 Index is lower trading at 2736.21, which represents -0.4% versus its previous close. The index is mixed for the session with slightly less than 50% of its components trading higher.

Life Technologies (NASDAQ:LIFE) is the NASDAQ 100's top performer today with the stock trading at $60.83 representing 10.67% from its previous trading session. Shares of Life Technologies, the global biotechnology tools company have defined support at $48.00 and resistance at $54.46.

Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) is also among the top performers, and it is trading at $15.75 representing 5.63% from its previous close. Research In Motion, the Blackberry maker , has calculated support and resistance levels at $11.40 and $15.36 respectively. The other top performer of the NASDAQ 100 is Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), which is trading at $100.36 representing 2.72% from its previous close.

The NASDAQ 100's worst performers include Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), which is trading at $21.19 or -6.57% from the prior close. Shares of Intel, the largest chipmaker in the world have defined support at $20.16 and resistance at $21.48. Also among the worst performers Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN), which is trading at $82.21 representing -2.06% from the previous 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 13600.6, which represents 0.03% from previous close, the S&P 500, on the other hand, is trading at 1480.81 that represents -0.01% from its previous close.

Technical Scans

Stock Market

o Dow Jones 17,812.19 ▲19.51 (0.11%)
o S&P 500 2,089.14 ▲2.55 (0.12%)
o NASDAQ 5,102.81 ▲0.33 (0.01%)

Dow Jones

Company ID [INDEXDJX:.DJI] Last trade:17,812.19 Trade time:4:33PM EST Value change:▲19.51 (0.11%)

S&P 500

Company ID [INDEXSP:.INX] Last trade:2,089.14 Trade time:4:33PM EST Value change:▲2.55 (0.12%)


Company ID [INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC] Last trade:5,102.81 Trade time:5:15PM EST Value change:▲0.33 (0.01%)

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