Nasdaq Losers This Afternoon: ANTH, SNTA, GEVO, VRTX, ARNA, SUPN

NasdaqAnthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANTH) is down 69.17% today at $0.85. ANTH has traded 15.2 million shares so far today, way above its average volume of 538 thousand shares. ANTH shares are plummeting today after Lupus drug fails to meet endpoints. The company has a market cap of 34.72 million. Sign Up For Free Stock Alerts

Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:SNTA) is down 33.79% today at $4.80. SNTA has traded 3.05 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 594 thousand shares. SNTA shares are falling today after the company announced results of lung cancer study. The company has a market cap of 281.16 million. [Read more...]

Hot Stocks to Watch: SUPN, SCMF, ROSG, ANTH, APOL, LXRX

Wall Street signStocks are trading mixed this morning as consumer confidence dips. A reading measuring consumer expectations dipped for the fourth straight month and has hit its lowest point since November.

The housing market saw another piece of good news with the S&P/Case Shiller home price index indicating that April was the third month in a row that home prices increased. Sign Up For Free Stock Alerts

Europe continues to be a concern as Cyprus joins the bandwagon for countries needing a bailout. Investors will also be keeping a close eye on the situation between Turkey and Syria after Syria downed a Turkish military jet.

A quick look at the markets shows the Dow down 15 points, the Nasdaq up 6 points and the S&P 500 up 1 point. [Read more...]

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