NASDAQ:PPHM

Nasdaq Stocks Trading Lower Today: GMAN, THLD, ROSG, PPHM, CYTX, JAKK

Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN) is down 24.35% today at $13.96. GMAN has traded 604 thousand shares so far today, well above its daily average of 82 thousand shares. GMAN shares are dipping today after the company cut earnings forecast due to slowing sales. The company has a market cap of 266.20 million.

Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD) is down 12.71% today at $6.32. THLD has traded 3.01 million shares today, more than double its normal daily volume. THLD shares are down today despite reporting positive preliminary data from TH-302 study over the weekend. The company has a market cap of 348.65 million. [Read more...]

Biggest Nasdaq Losers in Early Trading: PPHM, CYTX, MITK, SVNT, RSH, IMGN

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPHM) is down 24.69% this morning at $1.25. PPHM has traded 11.3 million share so far today, more than double its daily average. PPHM shares have dropped 75% this week after finding discrepancies in clinical trial data for its cancer drug. The company has a market cap of 131.28 million.

Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYTX) is down 9.42% today at $3.85. CYTX has traded 795 thousand shares so far today, well above its daily average of 323 thousand shares. CYTX shares have dropped nearly $1 a share in the past two days. The company has a market cap of 224.86 million. [Read more...]

Pre Market Winners and Losers: PNNT, TSLA, PPHM, PZZI, AMPE, ROSG

PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) is down 3.60% in pre market trading at $10.70. PNNT has traded 220 thousand shares already this morning and only trades 330 thousand shares a day on average. On Monday, PennantPark announced a public offering of 9 million shares.

Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is down 8.74% in early trading today at $27.98. TSLA has traded 110 thousand shares in pre market and trades 1.3 million shares per day on average. TSLA shares are falling this morning after the company cut its 2012 revenue forecast because of its slow Model S rollout. The company has a market cap of 3.23 billion. [Read more...]

Biggest Nasdaq Losers This Afternoon: PPHM, QCOR, BIOF, VECO, GTAT, VVUS

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPHM) is down 76.62% this afternoon at $1.26. PPHM has seen huge volume today with 60.5 million shares traded today, way above its average of 4.4 million shares. PPHM shares are cratering today after a test data review showed major discrepancies between patient sample test results and patient treatment code assignments. The company has a market cap of 133.36 million.

Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOR) is down 34.88% today at $19.62. QCOR has traded 28.1 million shares this afternoon, well above its daily average of 4.2 million shares. QCOR shares are taking another big hit today after the company faces government inquiry over its promotional practices. The company has a market cap of 1.21 billion. [Read more...]

Hot Stocks to Watch: SBX, PPHM, MOV, LXK, DSCO, MCP

Wall Street signThe market is flat again today with only small gains on the Nasdaq and S&P as investors wait for the Fed Chairman’s speech later this week. Volume is extremely light across the markets. Monday saw the lightest volume of the year with the NYSE trading 2.35 billion shares. Investors will be eyeing Bernanke’s speech for any clues for more stimulus.

The major stock averages are mostly flat right now with the Dow down 7 points, the Nasdaq up 5 points and the S&P 500 up about a point. [Read more...]

Nasdaq Stocks Falling in Midday Trading: MTSL, CHOP, PPHM, PANL, PROJ, ROSG

NASDAQ Screen at Times SquareMER Telemanagement Solutions Ltd (NASDAQ:MTSL) is down 14.42% today at $2.67. MTSL is falling on extremely heavy volume today with more than a million shares traded. This is above its normal trading volume of just 66 thousand shares. MTSL shares are pulling back after the stock rallied from $2.40 to $3.80 late last week. The company has a market cap of 11.82 million.

China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHOP) is down 15.62% today at $1.62. CHOP was trading mostly flat today until about 1pm when it saw a $0.30 drop. CHOP has traded 450 thousand shares so far today well above its daily average 64 thousand shares. The company has a market cap of 95.41 million. [Read more...]

Nasdaq Stocks Falling Today: PPHM, WTSLA, OTT, DELL, CLWR, RJET

NasdaqPeregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPHM) is down 17.17% today at $2.31. PPHM has traded 4.1 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 2.2 million shares. The company has a market cap of 240.64 million.

Wet Seal Inc. (NASDAQ:WTSLA) is down 12.48% today at $2.68. WTSLA has traded 2.8 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 1.3 million shares. WTSLA shares are tumbling as financial problems continue. The company has a market cap of 242.33 million. [Read more...]

Hot Stocks to Watch: FSII, ALXA, ASTI, PPHM, RDI, TSO

Wall Street signStocks are trending lower on Monday as investors continue to worry about global economic growth after a disappointing economic report from Japan. Japan’s economy grew at 0.3% in the second quarter, 50% less than estimates of a 0.6% increase. Bank of America announced it has cut its 2012 growth estimate for China to 7.7%, down from 8%.

The major stock averages are all down about 0.5% today. The Dow is down 74 points, the Nasdaq is down 14 points and the S&P 500 is down 6 points. [Read more...]

5 Stocks Under $5 Rallying This Morning: OXGN, PRMW, ALIM, SIGA, PPHM

Stocks opened down this morning as investors still have fears over the euro debt crisis despite last week’s agreement. Many people believe the agreement doesn’t address the larger European problem, the debt many nations have and their rising costs to borrow money. The major indices are down more than 1% this morning with the Dow down 156 points, the Nasdaq down 50 points and the S&P down 21 points.

Let’s take a look at 5 stocks under $5 that are rallying in early trading.

OXiGENE, Inc. (NASDAQ:OXGN) is up 28.71% this morning at $1.30. OXIGENE and Azanta A/S announced this morning they have established a partnership agreement to provide access to ZYBRESTAT for anaplastic thyroid cancer in Europe and Canada on a compassionate use basis. OXGN has traded 1.7 million shares this morning following this news. This is more than double its daily average volume of 603 thousand shares. The company has a market cap of 19.19 million.

Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) is up 8.71% this morning at $3.37. PRMW has traded 493 thousand shares so far today and trades 558 thousand shares a day on average. PRMW stock is up about $0.50 a share since last Tuesday. Primo Water has a market cap of 79.92 million.

Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALIM) is up 14.29% in early trading at $1.60. ALIM has traded 332 thousand shares so far today, 50% more than its daily average. ALIM is up about $0.40 over the past 3 trading sessions. The company has a market cap of 50.60 million.

SIGA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGA) is up 6.17% this morning at $2.58. SIGA has traded 742 thousand shares this morning and is about to pass its daily average volume of 755 thousand shares. SIGA disclosed this morning they have received a $36 million payment from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (BARDA). SIGA Technologies has a market cap of 132.66 million.

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:PPHM) is up 10.26% this morning at $1.29. PPHM has traded 788 thousand shares so far today, 100 thousand shares more than its daily average. Peregrine is set to announced earnings after the market close today. The company has a market cap of 103.40 million.

U.S. Stock Futures Rise On Euro Optimism, Stocks to Watch: BAC, MSFT, AMR, AAPL, SIRI, C, PPHM

U.S. Stock futures today gained slightly on optimism coming from the euro zone as a plan to save the euro is becoming more focused as the week wears on. Europe has remained the game changer for the week as investors worldwide are hopeful that positive economic data from the U.S. and the serious tone that European leaders have taken in getting their problems under control, and saving the euro, will move markets forward.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures climbed 48 points to 12,160, S&P 500 futures gained 5 points to 1,260 and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 7.5 points to 2,329.

European blue chips rose 0.33%, while the euro fell 0.09% to $1.3386. The U.S. dollar climbed 0.16% against a basket of six world currencies.The English FTSE 100 rose 0.34% to 5,570, and the German DAX gained 0.33% to 6,049.

Energy markets were under pressure from a stronger dollar just ahead of the release of new inventory data from the Energy Department. The benchmark crude oil contract traded in New York fell 7 cents, or 0.07%, to $101.22 a barrel. Wholesale RBOB gasoline slipped 2 cents, or 0.68%, to $2.63 a gallon.

Gold prices today fell $1.20, or 0.07%, to $1,731 a troy ounce. U.S. government bonds were largely unchanged. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yields 2.091% from 2.093%.

In Asia, the Japanese Nikkei 225 rallied 1.7% to 8,722 and the Chinese Hang Seng jumped 1.6% to 19,241.

Stocks to watch this morning include Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), AMR Coporation (NYSE:AMR), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) and Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM)

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) is down about a half percent in pre-market trading at $5.74. BAC closed yesterday slightly down after the markets were shaky much of the day. BAC has traded nearly a million shares already today and trades 270.78 million shares a day on average. BAC is still up $0.75 a share over the past 5 trading days. Bank of America has a market cap of 58.59 billion.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is down slightly in pre-market trading at $25.62. MSFT trades 51.88 million shares a day on average. MSFT stock is up about $0.50 a share over the past week and has gaped up and then sold off each of the past five trading sessions. The company has a current market cap of 215.86 billion.

AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR) is up 14.35% in pre-market trading at $0.815. AMR had a wild day yesterday as it was up nearly 100% at one point before settling back down around $0.70. Investors should be aware that AMR is in bankruptcy and the stocks could be delisted sometime soon if the stock price remains below the minimum $1 a share that NYSE stocks have to trade at. Expect AMR to have a lot of action today as the stock has already traded nearly a million shares and trades 31.16 million shares a day on average.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is down about a quarter of a percent this morning at $389.99. AAPL trades on average 14.84 million shares a day. AAPL is up more than $10 a share since last Wednesday, but is off its weekly high of around $395 on Monday. Apple Inc. has a market cap of 363.35 billion.

Sirius XM Radio INc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) closed Tuesday down at $1.79. SIRI trades 62.68 million shares a day on average. Over the past week or so, SIRI is still up slightly but is down from a high of over $1.90 last Friday. The company has a market cap of 6.71 billion.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is down 1.31% in pre-market trading at $29.36. C trades 57.30 million shares a day on average. The company announced yesterday it will lay off 4,500 workers in the coming months and would also take a $400 million charge to cover severance costs and any other costs related to the job cuts. Citi stock is up more than $3 a share in the past five trading sessions. Citigrou has a market cap of 86.98 billion.

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM) closed Tuesday $0.21 higher at $1.21. PPHM trades 724 thousand shares a day on average. PPHM jumped yesterday after the company’s cancer drug showed positive data. The company has a market cap of 96.24 million.

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