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Today is shaping up as a pleasant respite from Friday's selling barrage. The S&P 500 Index (SPX - 1434.65) is up 1.04 percent. Currently on the NYSE, 1,493 advancing issues are surpassing 1,219 declining issues, while 557 issues are unchanged. Up volume of 344,484,384 shares is beating down volume of 199,055,936 shares. The 52 new highs are outpacing the 38 new lows. The Nasdaq Composite (COMP - 3736.2) is ahead by two percent. Advancing Nasdaq issues of 1,940 are outdistancing the 1,911 declining issues, while 628 issues are unchanged. Up volume of 639,859,008 shares is leading down volume of 303,632,608 shares. The 31 new highs, though, are being trounced by the 120 new lows.