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A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Cambridge Cap Acq : Approximately 700 shares changed hands, a 97.5 decrease from its 65-day average volume.
Shares of some top silver companies were down at the close of trading: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.06 or 2.3 percent, to $2.54.
Shares of some top leisure companies were down at the close of trading: Carnival fell $.67 or 1.5 percent, to $43.30.
Shares of some top restaurant companies were down at the close of trading: Brinker International Inc. fell $1.27 or 2.2 percent, to $55.51.
Shares of some top education companies were down at the close of trading: Apollo Group fell $.51 or 1.6 percent, to $32.25.
Shares of some top department store retail companies were down at the close of trading: Kohl's Corp. fell $.06 or .1 percent, to $56.74.
Shares of some top managed care companies were down at the close of trading: Aetna fell $1.89 or 2.1 percent, to $87.67.
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar's reference to American Indians as "wards of the federal government" has struck a harsh chord with tribal members and legal experts.
A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: American Airlines Gp rose 1.3 percent to $48.94 with 18,163,600 shares traded.
Shares of some top oil companies were down at the close of trading: BP PLC fell $.78 or 2.0 percent, to $37.74.
Shares of some top utilities companies were mixed at the close of trading: American Electric Power Co. fell $.64 or 1.1 percent, to $58.23.
Shares of some top drugstore companies were down at the close of trading: CVSCaremark fell $1.14 or 1.2 percent, to $90.11.
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Air T Inc. : Approximately 131,000 shares changed hands, a 943.2 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
Walgreen Co. said Chief Executive Greg Wasson plans to retire after the drug-store chain's acquisition of the remaining 55% stake in Alliance Boots GmbH that it doesn't already own.
The leader of a global professional support services company that has delivery centers in major cities such as Mumbai, London and New York says many customers prefer outsourcing their business to Fargo.
Little Caesars pizza is expanding its headquarters in downtown Detroit with an eight-story resource center, it announced Wednesday.
A former Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and his son who ran hedge funds have pleaded guilty to securities fraud charges that federal prosecutors say cost their investors $140 million.
It was red across the board as oil prices continued to fall after crude stockpiles, which according to the EIA were expected to fall by 2.7 million barrels, instead posted a surprise gain of 1.45 million barrels. Combined with OPEC’s cut in its 2015 demand forecast, oil prices fell to five year lows and dragged all ten equity sectors to losses as well with the S&P 500 Energy sector being the hardest hit down 3.08%.
Stocks closed sharply lower on Wednesday as another plunge in the price of oil dragged down the energy sector.
Wal-Mart Stores named Judith McKenna chief operating officer of Walmart U.S. as the company looks to boost small format stores and ecommerce growth.