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NASDAQ 100 Mid-day Update: Lower Top Performers: STX, LIFE, COST

stx New York, March 12th ( - The NASDAQ 100 Index is lower trading at 2794.08, which represents -0.63% versus its previous close. The index is experiencing an overall negative day with more than 70% of its components trading lower.

Seagate (NASDAQ:STX) is the NASDAQ 100's top performer today with the stock trading at $34.64 representing 3.93% from its previous trading session. Shares of Seagate, the maker of hard drives and storage solutions have defined support at $30.26 and resistance at $33.26.

Life Technologies (NASDAQ:LIFE) is also among the top performers, and it is trading at $62.36 representing 2.05% from its previous close. Life Technologies, the global biotechnology tools company, has calculated support and resistance levels at $56.67 and $62.62 respectively. The other top performer of the NASDAQ 100 is Costco (NASDAQ:COST), which is trading at $104.47 representing 1.98% from its previous close.

The NASDAQ 100's worst performers include Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM), which is trading at $3.37 or -3.16% from the prior close. Shares of Research In Motion, the Blackberry maker have defined support at $12.15 and resistance at $18.32. Also among the worst performers Infosys Technologies (NASDAQ:INFY), which is trading at $52.67 representing -3.09% 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 14436.9, which represents -0.07% from previous close, the S&P 500, on the other hand, is trading at 1551.58 that represents -0.3% from its previous close.

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