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A bottom-feeding frenzy led to a sharp increase in the Nasdaq composite and the Dow Jones Industrial Average continued on the upswing Tuesday.

Meanwhile, most RV company stocks also climbed, including National RV, which gained 9/16, or 6%, to close at 9 3/8, despite reporting sharply lower third quarter earnings early in the day.

Monaco, Coachmen and Holiday RV Superstores also turned in a strong performances.

Monaco gained 1, or 6%, to close at 17 1/16 while Coachmen climbed 1/2, or 6%, to close at 8 3/8. Holiday RV gained 7/16, or 11%, to close at 4 5/16 on Tuesday. No news was issued by either company Tuesday to explain the big increases.

The Dow, which was led by IBM, gained 135 points, or 1.3%, while the Nasdaq, primarily due to the buying of beaten-down tech sector stocks, soared 178 points, or 5.6%, on Tuesday.

Here is roundup of the other RV stock activity Tuesday:

Fleetwood gained 5/16 to close at 13 3/16

Winnebago gained 1/4 to close at 11 1/2

Thor declined 5/8 to close at 20

Skyline gained 13/16 to close at 21 11/16

SMC gained 1/4 to close at 2 7/8

Rexhall was unchanged at 5 1/16

Kit was unchanged at 4 7/8

Coast Distribution declined 1/16 to close at 1 1/16

Featherlite gained 1/8 to close at 2 5/8

Spartan Motors declined 1/16 to close at 2 1/2

Starcraft gained 1/4 to close at 3 1/8