Here are today's unofficial closing bell levels:
10YR T-Note 4.008% (+0.058%)
Pre-Market Analyst Upgrades
Pre-Market Analyst Downgrades
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) rose sharply in today's final minutes. An analyst at Citigroup noted that the company could sell as many as 380,000 units of its Kindle e-book reader this year, which could in turn increase its Audible subscriptions and could raise its e-book sales. Shares were up over 9% at $87.86 in today's final minutes.
The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) saw a major gain today, but not on news in the classical sense. The stock had a technical breakout on its chart as it rallied through its 50-day moving average late last week and today shares went through the 200-day moving average. Shares were up over 4% at $27.52 in today's final minutes.
Research in Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) saw a bit of a mixed day with shares flirting with being positive and negative. But the company announced a significant milestone in its U.S. market share, cornering 10% of U.S. cell phone sales in the second quarter. Shares were actually down 2% at $130.75 in today's final minutes.
Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI), now SIRIUS XM Radio Inc., rose sharply as Mel Karmazin made a 1:30 p.m. appearance with Jim Cramer on CNBC. He noted the cost savings and outlined some of the exact financing plans. Shares were up 10% at $1.45 in today's final minutes.