The markets opened mixed with the Dow rising 14 points to 14,565 while Nasdaq slipped 7 points to 3210 as jobless claims unexpectedly rose.
On the upside
CombiMatrix (Nasdaq: CBMX) reported that prenatal testing surged by a preliminary rate of 124% in the first quarter.
Deutsche Bank upgraded Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) to a Buy rating.
Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) will introduce Samsung Experience stores within 1,400 of its stores.
On the downside
Greenbrier Cos. (NYSE: GBX) reported lower second quarter earnings as revenue dropped.
Financial Times reported that Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) removed items from its China iTunes store that are banned by the Chinese government.
Profit taking sank shares of Zynga (Nasdaq: ZNGA), whose stock price soared yesterday when social gaming site launched real money online gambling in Britain.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 5 to 3 on the NYSE and by 9 to 7 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index added 2 points to 1556.
Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes.
Markets are closed on certain holidays. Stock Market Holiday List
By accessing this page, you agree to the following
Press Release Service provided by PRConnect.
Stock quotes supplied by Six Financial
Postage Rates Bots go here