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Currently on the NYSE, 1,259 advancing issues are slightly behind 1,319 declining issues, while 573 issues are unchanged. Up volume of 261,827,230 shares is ahead of down volume of 206,628,900 shares. The 59 new highs are overshadowing the 19 new lows. Advancing Nasdaq issues of 1,477 are lagging by a wide margin 2,156 declining issues, while 658 issues are unchanged. Up volume of 227,052,400 shares is being trounced by down volume of 397,118,600 shares. The 36 new highs are being eclipsed by the 74 new lows.
Option volume is showing modest fear in the wake of today's market weakness, with the put/call ratio for equities coming in at 0.55 thus far.