Moderation is expected to be the key word in the coming market week. Most economists see the jobs numbers moderating and unemployment staying at 8.3%. Expectations are that the few layoffs in the winter will lead to slower hiring in the spring. No reversal of the overall hiring trend it expected, more of a moderating influence as companies look towards summer.
Also investors will be gearing up see what the start of earnings season brings. Plus a Fed meeting later this month will be speculated on ad nauseum.
Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) closed Friday up 0.85% at $4.73. OPK traded 1.3 million shares on Friday and trades 1.7 million shares a day on average. Steven Rubin (Executive VP) bought 2,000 shares at $4.68 on March 29. Jan Hsiao (Vice Chairman) bought 10,000 shares at $4.70 on March 29.
Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) finished up 1.03% on Friday at $92.48. HUM traded 2.5 million shares on Friday, well above its daily average of 1.9 million shares. David Nash (Director) bought 112 shares at $87.93 on March 29. [Read more...]