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Stocks Trading Lower: HDY, ACOM, DGIT, CAR, PLX, VDSI

Stocks are trading higher this morning thanks to positive data. Unemployment benefits surprised investors as it fell again last to a near four year low, suggesting that the labor market may finally be strengthening. This positive data helped keep investors attention away from Moody’s warning that it may downgrade over 10 global and more than 100 European financial institutions. The Dow is up 77 points today, the Nasdaq is up 16 points and the S&P 500 is up 7 points.

HyperDynamics Corporation (NYSE:HDY) is down 31.26% today at $1.3885. HDY is down on heavy volume with 22.7 million shares traded today. The stock usually trades 3.4 million shares a day on average. HDY shares are down today after an exploration well drilled by the company showed low amounts of oil. The company has a market cap of 231.87 million. [Read more...]

Afternoon Stock Movers: BDCO, GMXR, ROYL, GRPN ACOM, STP

The stock market is looking to finish the day at its highs as each of the major indices rises by more than 0.60%. News that Greece agreed to new austerity measures in order to get another bailout package put investors at ease at least for a little while about Europe. With about 30 minutes left in the trading day the Dow is up 80 points, the Nasdaq is up 26 points and the S&P 500 is up 9 points.

Blue Dolphin Energy Company (NASDAQ:BDCO) is up 70.24% this afternoon at $8.81. BDCO has traded 748 thousand shares so far today, well above the stock’s daily average of 21 thousand shares. No news today, but with the rise in oil prices due to tension in the middle ease, BDCO seems to be benefiting. The company has a market cap of 18.23 million. [Read more...]

Stock Gainers Heading Into Close: DNDN, ACOM NEI, ZUMZ, OCLR, DEXO, ACLS, BAC

Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN) is up 38.55% in late day trading at $10.53. DNDN has traded 40.6 million shares so far today, eight times its daily average volume. DNDN shares jumped today on Provenge cancer vaccine sales. The company has a market cap of 1.54 billion.

Ancestry.com Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOM) is up 20.16% today at $27.48. ACOM has traded 2.7 million shares today, well above its daily average of 885 thousand shares a day. ACOM shares are up today after the company reported a 22% increase in subscibers in 2011 and forecasts strong sales for 2012. The company has a market cap of 1.22 billion.

Network Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEI) is up 17.31% in afternoon trading at $1.22. NEI has traded 1 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 152 thousand shares. NEI is up today after they raised their first quarter outlook. The company has a market cap of 51.98 million.

Zumiez, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) is up 16.29% near the close at $30.63. ZUMZ has traded 2.5 million shares today, more than 5 times its daily average. Zumiez announced it saw a 10% increase in same store sales for the five weeks ending December 31. Zumiez also raised their earnings guidance to $0.58, up from $0.52 to $0.54. The company has a market cap of 959.36 million.

Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) is up 15.31% today at $3.39. OCLR has traded 2.2 million shares this afternoon, more than double its average volume. Oclaro shares jumped today after they announced fourth quarter revenue beat guidance. The company has a market cap of 171.40 million.

Dex One Corporation (NYSE:DEXO) is up 14.06% today at $2.19. DEXO is up on large volume with 3.3 million shares traded, more than twice its daily volume. DEXO has jumped more than $0.40 a share over the past days. The company has a market cap of 109.01 million.

Axcelis Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:ACLS) is up 11.03% this afternoon at $1.51. ACLS has traded 1.7 million shares today, well above the 550 thousand shares it trades on average daily. The company has a market cap of 158.65 million.

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) is up 8.52% in late day trading at $6.30. BAC is up on extremely heavy volume with 435 million shares traded, nearly double its average volume. BAC has rallied more than $1 since last Thursday. The company has a market cap of 63.86 billion.

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