A gain in consumer sentiment lifted the markets during the midday with the Dow rising 54 points to 15,287. Nasdaq gained 16 points to 3481.
On the upside
A Seeking Alpha contributor noted that Real Goods Solar (Nasdaq: RSOL) had strong growth potential.
Shares of Marketo (Nasdaq: MKTO) leaped on its first trading day.
A report commissioned by for-profit educator Corinthian Colleges (Nasdaq: COCO) stated that California community colleges lack the capacity to enroll 840,000 Latino students over the next ten years.
On the downside
Profit taking sanks shares of Uni-Pixel (Nasdaq: UNXL).
HSBC Securities upgraded Youku Tudou (NYSE: YOKU) but the stock price tumbled.
Investors locked in profits on Eagle Bulk Shipping (Nasdaq: EGLE).
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 5 to 3 on both the NYSE and on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index rose 8 points to 1658.
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