July 1, 2010 (Chinavestor) – Stocks extended their slide today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping another 0.4% while the Shanghai Composite Index (SHA:000001) plunge 1%. Fortunately for the Hang Seng, the exchange was closed today. The PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China ETF (NYSE:PGJ), the iShares/FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (NYSE:FXI) and the Claymore/AlphaShares China Small-Cap ETF (NYSE:HAO) all booked small gains on the day.
Solar stocks were prized by traders on Tuesday, with Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL) leading the large-cap winners with a gain of 6.6%. JA Solar (Nasdaq:JASO) was strong as well, gaining more than 5%. Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE) jumped almost 4% and LDK Solar (NYSE:LDK) and Suntech Power (NYSE:STP) were both up more than 3%.