These were the unofficial closing bell levels:
Dow 10,374.84 +92.43 (0.90%)
S&P 500 1,105.12 +10.52 (0.96%)
Nasdaq 2,235.59 +22.15 (1.00%)
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Top Stock and Market Rumors
Autodesk Inc. (ADSK) managed to do well after the software company beat earnings and was raised to buy at Needham. Shares were up 9% at $27.96 before the close.
Millipore Inc. (MIL) confirmed that it is evaluating strategic alternatives after rumors all week about the Thermo Fisher (TMO) story. Shares were up over 5% at $93.45 before the close.
STEC Inc. (STEC) was crushed after multiple analyst downgrades, after the company continued to get hit on asset impairment charges. Shares were down 25% at $10.06 before the close.
Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) rose initially after earnings, but then the selling came on. Shares were down over 6% at $32.35 before the close.