Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading up 83 points (+0.6%) at 13,577 as of Thursday, Oct 4, 2012, 1:35 p.m. ET. During this time, 418.3 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 578.3 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,102 issues advancing vs. 847 declining with 128 unchanged.
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