Stocks Erase Most of their Losses, Stock Movers: HMSY, CHTP, EMMS, GNW, KGJI, RBS

Floor of the New York Stock ExchangeStocks finish slightly lower today after being down more than 1% earlier in the trading day. Investors took no news as good news this afternoon as German Chancellor Angela Merkel canceled her EU summit press conference tonight. This gave some hope that EU leaders are working toward a solution. Sign Up For Free Stock Alerts

Stocks were down big earlier in the day as worries over the EU debt crisis and the surprising Supreme Court decision on healthcare shook the market. Tomorrow should be an interesting day as we look to see what if any solution has been fleshed out of the 2 day EU summit.

The Dow ended the day down 24 points, the Nasdaq down 25 points and the S&P 500 down 2 points. [Read more...]

NASDAQ Stocks Tumbling in Early Trading: MDRX, MXWL, ITMN, SIMO, HMSY, DGII

Nasdaq StocksAllscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDRX) is down 43.32% this morning at $9.08. MDRX has traded 46.5 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 3 million shares a day. Allscripts stock is falling on weak earnings and outlook. The company also announced the resignation of its CFO, three directors and its board chairman. The company has a market cap of 1.74 billion.

Maxwell Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:MWXL) is down 41.21% in early trading at $9.28. MWXL has traded 2.6 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 215 thousand shares a day on average. Maxwell stock was downgraded today by Canaccord Genuity after the stock announced weak quarterly results yesterday. The company has a market cap of 261.26 million. [Read more...]

Insiders Trading Report for April 11

Market newsAfter yesterday’s route, the markets are getting relief thanks to Alcoa’s earnings beat. Right now the futures are rallying across the board as investors digest the news. Even Europe has stabilized with Italian and Spanish bond yields dropping. Yesterday had investors dreading earnings season, now it seems as if optimism has returned to the Street. [Read more...]

Sellers Report – Insiders Selling These Stocks For March 27

Traders at the NYSEThe Fed gave the market quite a jolt yesterday morning when he uttered the word ‘stimulus’. Once in the mind of investors, it sent the market soaring. Every major index closed up better than a percent.

This was set against the backdrop of yet another data miss. Pending home sales dipped on expectations of a rise from January to February. Lends credence to Bernanke’s call for more stimulus. [Read more...]

Stocks With Unusual Volume in Midday Trading: RAX, SIG, HMSY, FTEK, MTG

Many stocks are seeing big volume increases today as earnings season continues.

Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE:RAX) is up $1.84 at $43.59 today, a gain of 4.41%. RAX has traded 2 million shares already today, 400 thousand more shares than it usually trades in a whole day. Rackspace announced Q3 earnings yesterday and met Wall Street’s expectations of EPS $0.14 and saw slightly higher than expected revenue of $265 million. The company’s server count rose by 6% in the third quarter. Rackspace Hosting has a current market cap of 5.73 billion.

Signet Jewelers Ltd (NYSE:SIG) is up 5.50% today at $45.04. The S&P announced yesterday Signet will be replacing Varian in the S&P MidCap 400 on November 10. SIG has is up on 50% higher volume with 1.5 million shares traded. The stock trades 982 thousand shares on average.The company has a current market cap of 3.87 billion.

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) is up $1.25 at $29.98, up 4.35%. HMSY has traded 937 thousand shares so far today after the company announced on November 7 it will purchase HealthDataInsights, Inc. for $400 million. The stock has a daily average volume of 691 thousand shares. The company has a current market cap of 2.56 billion.

Fuel-Tech Inc. (NASDAQ:FTEK) is up 22.28% today at $6.64. FTEK has traded 175 thousand shares today, already above its daily average of 158 thousand shares. Fuel Tech announced this morning they were awarded air pollution control orders worth $3.2 million. The company has a current market cap of 157.68 million.

MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG) is up $0.27 at $3.19, a gain of 8.5%. MTG released operating statistics for October this morning. MTG has traded 10.8 million shares so far today, 2 million more than its daily average volume. The company has a current market cap of 637.27 million.

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