NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Despite the Dow Jones Industrial Average returning its best month — rising 8.6 percent for the month of July — in 20 years, the stocks that comprise the GenomeWeb Daily News Index produced mixed results for the month.

Overall, the GWDN Index gained 1 percent for July, but several firms returned significant gains and losses for the month, partly due to investors' reactions to second-quarter financial results. Two of the biggest gainers, though — Sequenom and Nanosphere — have yet to report.

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