Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: E I Du Pont De Nemours & Company (DD) Leads The Day Higher, Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Lags

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 83.0 points (-0.5%) at 17,028 as of Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014, 9:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 10.9 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 296.1 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 645 issues advancing vs. 2,044 declining with 226 unchanged.
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The Dow component leading the way higher looks to be E I du Pont de Nemours & Company (NYSE: DD), which is sporting a three-cent gain to $65.39. Volume for E I du Pont de Nemours & Company currently sits at 115,116 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 3.8 million shares.

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company has a market cap of $60.41 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 0.6% year-to-date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 2.9%.

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company operates as a science and technology based company worldwide. Its Agriculture segment provides corn hybrid, soybean, canola, sunflower, sorghum, inoculants, wheat, and rice seed products under the Pioneer brand; and herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides.

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