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Top Gainers On NASDAQ

(
OREX, ARNA, MVIS
)

CryptoLogic Limited (USA) (NASDAQ:CRYP)

is
the biggest percentage gainer and soared
26.30
% to $
1.58
on no news. The stock has jumped fallen about 56% so far this year. It has a 52
-
week range of $1.06
-
$4.69. The
company has a market capitalization of $20.33 million.

CryptoLogic Limited is a global software developer and services provider to the global Internet gaming
market (excluding the United States).

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX)

shares soared
12.25
% to $
32.93 and made a new 52
-
week
high of $33.48 after

on over
2.04

million

shares
-

over
2
.50
X its average volume
.
This morning, the
company announced
d positive results from a Phase 2b 003
-
A1 study of its multiple myeloma treatment
carfilzomib.

Onyx Phar
maceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in developing therapies that target
the molecular mechanisms that cause cancer.

SuperMedia Inc (NASDAQ:SPMD)

is

moving higher and now up
11.70
% to $
6.79

extending its
Friday’s
g
ains of about
20
%.

So

far this year, the stock has fallen 93%. It has a 52
-
week range of $4.33
-
$48.88.

SuperMedia Inc., formerly Idearc Inc. is a yellow pages directory publisher in the United States.







Top Losers On NASDAQ

(
CYBI, JBLU, POWL
)

ABIOMED, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD)

is

the

biggest loser and slumped
19.20
% to $
9.85

after
the company
decided to stopped

trial of heart
-
surgery device Impella, its lead product, after an independent board
monitoring the trial recommended it be ceased.

Abiomed, Inc. is a provider of medical
devices in circulatory support and offers a continuum of care in
heart recovery to

acute heart failure patients.

Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN)
slumped

16.67
% to $
5.10

on hefty volume of
10.79

million

shares

after the company
priced its
17.4 million sha
res at $5.00 apiece
, represents a heft discount of about 18%
over its Monday’s close.

Geron Corporation (Geron) is a biopharmaceutical company that is developing biopharmaceuticals for
the treatment of cancer and chronic degenerative diseases, including sp
inal cord injury, heart failure and
diabetes.

Qiao Xing Universal Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:XING)

fell

8.65
% to $
1.84

on very high volume

after the
company said that its net loss during the

third
-
quarter

trimmed to

RMB52.9 million, or US$7.9 million

from
R
MB83.8 million

a year ago. Revenue slumped to
RMB286.02 million, or $42.8 million, a sharp
drop from RMB410.75 million

a year ago.

Qiao Xing Universal Resources, Inc. (Qiao Xing) is principally engaged the sale of telecommunication
terminals and equipment
.






Financial Volume Buzzers (
Citigroup Inc.
,
Regions Financial
, PFG, FITB)

Financial stocks

jumped sharply on Wednesday after
Goldman Sachs

provided optimistic views on the
sector stating
an improved economic outlook.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C)

is the most active stock and surged 2.60% to $4.41 on heavy volume. So far this
year, the stock is up over 3%.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF)

surged 4.32% to $5.91 on very high volume after plunging
about 30% in the previous couple of months.
par
tly on concern about a contraction in outstanding loans
as the company unwinds a troubled residential construction and development lending effort in Arizona.

Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:PFG)

surged 3.20% to $29.06 after
Goldman
added

the stock on

its
conviction buy list.

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB)

rose 5.60% to $12.95 on high volume. So far this year, the stock is
up about 33%.

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Top NYSE Gainers (
LNC, FBP, MFC
)

GEROVA Financial Group, Ltd. (NYSE:GFC)

soared
29
% to $
27.65

on over
7
0K

after the company
announced that they have signed a def
initive agreement for Gerova to acquire 100% of Seymour Pierce,
creating a diversified financial services company focused on investment banking, asset management and
reinsurance.

GEROVA Financial Group, Ltd., formerly Asia Special Situation Acquisition Cor
p., is an international
reinsurance company focused on the life and annuity reinsurance markets, in addition to a property and
causality business.

Dex One Corporation (NYSE:DEXO)

rose
24.76
% to
$
7.82

on
no
news. So far this year, the stock is
down

over
71
%. It has a 52
-
week range of $
4.46
-
$
35
. The company has a market capitalization of $
390.75

million.

Dex One Corporation, formerly R.H. Donnelley Corporation (RHD), is a marketing services company that
helps local businesses to reach consumers.

Allied Irish

Banks, plc. (ADR) (NYSE:AIB)
continue to move higher and

rose
24
% to $
1.29
.

The stock has
fallen

63
% so far this year. It has a 52
-
week range of $
0.76
-
$
4.95
.

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as the AIB
Group or the
Group), conducts retail and commercial banking business in Ireland.



Analysts Actions (
TLAB, SOLF, JKS, THOR
)

Tellabs, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLAB)
is
up

1.05
% to $
6.66

after analysts at
Avondale Partners
started coverage
on the stock with
a
Market Per
form

rating and set a price target of $
7.50
.

Tellabs, Inc. is engaged in designing and marketing equipment and services to communications services
providers worldwide.

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ:SOLF)

fell

2.25
% to $
8.72

after analys
ts
at
Goldman
Sachs
started coverage on the stock with
a
Neutral
rating and set a price target of $
10
.

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer of silicon ingots, photovoltaic (PV) cells and PV
modules.

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS)
s
lid

6
% to $
22.26

after analysts
at
Goldman Sachs

started
coverage on the stock with
a

Sell
rating and set a price target of $
24
.

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. is a solar product manufacturer.

Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ:THOR)

rose

1
% to $
25.91

after analysts

at

Boenning & Scatterg
ood
started coverage on the stock with
a
n

Outperform
rating and set a price target of $
35
.




Top NYSE Losers

(
MW, IVN, GDOT
)

The Talbots, Inc. (NYSE:TLB)

slumped

20%

to $
9.13

after the company
Talbots' profit rose to
$17 million
from $14.6 million but slid to 24 cents from 26 cents on a per
-
share basis as the number of shares
outstanding jumped 26%. Excluding items such as merger costs and write
-
downs, earnings from
continuing operations slid to 27 cents from 31 cents
as net sales dropped 3.2% to $299.1 million amid a
7.1% slide in same
-
store sales.

The
forecast for the year by 14 cents to 70 cents to 78 cents a share and now see sales flat to down 1%,
compared with its earlier expectation of nearly 1% growth.

China Edu
cation Alliance, Inc. (NYSE:CEU)

also

slid
17
% to $
2.70
following a conference call with
shareholders as the company tried to flesh out its operations to investors.

Last week, investment firm Kerrisdale

Capital Management LLC published a report saying it believes
China Education's "revenue and profit are highly overstated in its SEC filings and that the company is
mostly a hoax." Kerrisdale said it hired an investigator to visit the company's training ce
nter in China and
"found it to be barren of desks and teaching equipment."

Gramercy Capital Corp. (NYSE:GKK)
slid

10
% to $
2.55

on over
1.24

after rising about 50% in the past
one week.

Gramercy Capital Corp. (Gramercy) is an integrated commercial real esta
te finance and property
investment company. Its property investment business, which operates under the name Gramercy
Realty
.



NYSE
Stocks At 52
-
Week High (
FCX, CAT,
Deere & Company
)

Freeport
-
McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX)
surged
2.53
% to $
112.68

an
d made a new 52
-
week
high of
$114.24
. So far this year, the stock has jumped over
40
%. It has a 52
-
week range of
$56.7
-
$114.24
.

Freeport
-
McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Phelps Dodge
Corporation (Phelps Dodge) is a cop
per, gold and molybdenum mining company.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

jumped
2.41
% to $
91.35

and made a new 52
-
week high of $
92

earlier in the
session
.
So far this year, the stock has jumped over
60
%. It has a 52
-
week range of $
50.50
-
$
92
.

Caterpillar Inc.
(Caterpillar) provides construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines,
and industrial gas turbines.

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE)
went up
3.95
% to $
82.16

on
unusual

volumes as it made its new one
-
year
high of $
82.50

.
So far this year, the s
tock has jumped over
52
%. It has a 52
-
week range of $
48.83
-
$
82.50
.

Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries (John Deere) operates in three business segments:
agriculture and turf segment, construction and forestry segment, and credit segment.


Stock
s In Focus

(SHZ, ANX, CHGS, IRE)

China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources Inc. (AMEX:SHZ)

is one of the biggest gainers and soared 21% to
$3.76 on hefty volume. Last week, the stock was up after the company said that it is exopecting its
revenue to grow to
$14.5

million

this year from
$4.2 million in 2009.

For
the year to end December 31, 2011, net revenues are
projected

to
be around

$38.0 million, a 164%
increase compared with the 2010 estimated net revenues of $14.5 million. All this anticipated growth is
organ
ic from the current product portfolio. Net income for the 2011 year is estimated to reach
approximately $11.0 million.

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX:ANX)

climbed 21% to $2.87 on heavy volume. Over the past
one week, the stock has soared over 42%. I
t has a 52
-
week range of $1.50
-
$13.00. The company has a
market capitalization of $42.05.

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ADVENTRX) is a development
-
stage specialty pharmaceutical
company.

China GengSheng Minerals, Inc. (AMEX:CHGS)


surged 23.60% to $1.94

on very unusual volume. On
Friday the stock was up over 13% on no news.

Earlier in Nov. the company had reported that it earned
$0.9 million, or $0.04

a share on revenue of
$16.7 million

in its latest quarter.

Bank of Ireland (ADR) (NYSE:IRE)

continues to

move higher and surged 17% to $2.15 after rising about
28% during the last week. The stock is gaining momentum ever since
European financial leaders on
Sunday approved the bailout deal for Ireland worth 85 billion Euros, but there is a speculation that de
bt
issues are still at risk of spreading.






Gold

Stocks At 52
-
Week High (
ABX, AEM, FRG
)

Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX)

fell

0.36
% to $
54.63

on heavy and made a
new 52
-
week high of $
55.72
. So far this year, the stock has soared
38
%. It has a

52
-
week
range of $33.65
-
$55.
72
.
Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick) is engaged the production
and sale of gold, as well as related activities, such as exploration and mine development.

Agnico
-
Eagle Mines Limited (USA) (NYSE:AEM)
fell

1.14
% to $
86.14

and ma
de a new 52
-
week high of
$
88.20

earlier in the session. So far this year, the stock has jumped over
59
%. It has a 52
-
week range of
$
49.64
-
$
88.20
.

Agnico
-
Eagle Mines Limited (Agnico
-
Eagle) is a gold producer with mining operations in northwestern
Quebec, no
rthern Mexico, northern Finland and Nunavut and exploration activities in Canada
.

Fronteer Gold Inc. (AMEX:FRG)
went up
1.20
% to $
11.09

on unusual volumes as it made its new one
-
year high of $
11.46

. So far this year, the stock has jumped over
182
%. It has

a 52
-
week range of $
3.62
-
$
11.46.

Fronteer Gold Inc., formerly Fronteer Development Group Inc., is principally engaged in the acquisition,
exploration and development of mineral properties or interests. The Company's principal exploration
properties are lo
cated in Nevada
.



Top AMEX Stock Gainers (
KOG,
NWD, BNX
)

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (AMEX:KOG)
surged
11
% to $
6.39

on heavy volume. The stock today made a
new 52
-
week high of $
6.40
. More than
20.62

million shares have changed hands.

Earlier this week
, it announced that it
is commencing an offering of 20,000,000 shares of its common
stock in an underwritten public offering. Kodiak expects to grant the underwriters a 30
-
day over
allotment option to purchase up to an additional 3,000,000 shares of Kodiak
's common stock.

New Dragon Asia Corp. (AMEX:NWD)

climbed
35
% to $
0.0431

on heavy volume of
1.05 million

shares,
compared to its average volume of
517
K

shares. So far this year, the stock has
fallen

67
%. It has a 52
-
week range of $
0.
03
-
$
0.15
.

New Dragon A
sia Corp. (NWD) and its subsidiaries are engaged in the milling, sale and distribution of
flour and related products, including instant noodles and soybean
-
derived products, to retail and
wholesale customers throughout China.

Banks.com Inc (AMEX:BNX)

clim
bed

17.60
% to $
0.24

on over
505
K
shares
. So far this year, the stock has
surged

1
%. It has a 52
-
week range of $
0.
16
-
$
0.80
.

Banks.com, Inc. owns and operates Internet Web and media properties that provide targeted online
advertising opportunities.


Orient P
aper Inc (AMEX:

ONP)

Jumps On Robust Outlook

Shares of
Orient Paper Inc (AMEX:

ONP)

soared 12% to $6.83 after the company provided a robust
earnings outlook for its Fiscal year 2011.

The company said that for the full year, the expects to earn between
$24
million to $27 million
. On a per
share basis, the company projects to have $1.33
-
$1.46 a share.

In terms of revenue the company expects said to have
$186 million to $206 million

with
gross profit in
the range of $36 million to $40 million.

Commenting on th
e fourth quarter earnings, the company continues to believe earn at least
$5 million

on revenue of around $33 million.

So far this year, shares of ANP have slumped over 34%. It has a 52
-
week range of $4.04
-
$15.15. The
company has a market capitalization of

$125.26 million.





Midway Gold Corp. (AMEX:

MDW) Jumps On Solid Volumes

Shares of
Midway Gold Corp. (AMEX:MDW)

are moving higher on very unusual volumes after the
company provided further improved progress in its
Midway’s Spring Valley Gold Project,
Nevada
.

The company
continued successful drill results from its Spring Valley Project located near Lovelock in
central Nevada.

The results for the third quarter of 2010, as reported by Barrick, who is earning into the
project, combined with the previously
reported second quarter 2010 drill results, show that gold
mineralization is increasing at depth, to the west, the east and to the northwest.

On
Nov 22, 2010
, the company had announced that it raised about
US$4 million, through the issue of
6,660,000 units

through a brokered offering in Canada and the United States.

Shares of MDW are now up 21% to $0.799 with over 1.30 million shares, compared to its average
volume of 325K shares.

Midway Gold Corp. (Midway) is an exploration
-
stage company engaged in the
acquisition, exploration,
and development of gold and silver mineral properties in North America.



Kimber Resources, Inc. (KBX)

Jumps 10%

Shares of
Kimber Resources, Inc. (AMEX:KBX)

are rising on Tuesday after the company reported High
grade
gold
-
silver r
esults in trenches at monterde
.

The company said that
results of this sampling program demonstrate continuity of high grade gold
-
silver
mineralization to surface, as well as potential extensions to the high grade mineralization to the south of
prior explor
ation.

Trenching Program

During the third calendar quarter of 2010, Kimber Resources initiated a program of trenching and
channel sampling over the major structures which host the known resources at the Monterde project in
Chihuahua, Mexico.

Shares of KBX
climbed 11% to $1.41 on heavy volume of 422K shares, compared to its average volume
of 134K shares.

Kimber Resources Inc. (Kimber) is a Canada
-
based exploration
-
stage company, engaged in the
acquisition, exploration and development of mineral resource prop
erties.





Stocks In News (
PMCS, TOO, EBAY
)

PMC
-
Sierra, Inc. (NASDAQ:PMCS)
rose

3.50
% to $
8.24

after
analyst at
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

upgraded the stock to
“buy” from “neutral”
. So far this year, the stock is down about 5%. It has a 52
-
week range of $6
.85
-
$9.73.

PMC
-
Sierra, Inc. (PMC) designs, develops, markets and supports semiconductor solutions for the
Enterprise Infrastructure market and the Communications Infrastructure market.


Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO)

fell

5.12
% to $
27.62

on very unusual volume after
the
Company announced the pricing of public offer of 5,600,000 common units at $27.84 per unit.

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore) is an international provider of marine transportation
and storage services to the
offshore oil industry. As of December 31, 2009, the Company owned a 51%
interest in Teekay Offshore Operating L.P. (OPCO) a
nd controls its general partner.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)

fell

1.15
% to $
29.57

after
Citigroup Inc.

downgraded the stock
to “hold” fr
om
“buy”
.

So far this year, the stock is up about 25%. It has a 52
-
week range of $19.06
-
$31.64.

eBay Inc. (eBay) connects buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, an online
marketplace located at www.ebay.com, and PayPal, which enables in
dividuals and businesses to send
and receive online payments through www.paypal.com.




Mid day Stocks Alert (
CTIC, OREX, CPRX
)

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTIC)
s
urged 3.
10
% to $
0.379

on higher than the average volume after
t
he Company announced that

it has filed an appeal to FDA relating to New Drug Application for
pixantrone to treat refractory aggressive non
-
Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. develops, acquires and commercializes treatments for cancer. It focuses on
building a biopharmaceu
tical company with a diversified portfolio of oncology drugs.

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OREX)
fell

8.41
% to $
5.01

on very unusual volume after
t
he
biotechnology company’s new diet pill Contrave satisfied only one of two recommended measures of
e
ffectiveness in studies reviewed in a Food and Drug Administration staff report. The drug was linked to
more cases of high blood pressure, psychiatric side effects, dizziness and kidney dysfunction.

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Orexigen
) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of
pharmaceutical product candidates for the treatment of obesity.

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRX)
fell 4.65
% to $
1.05

after the company
registered to sell up to $30 million

of stock and/or warrants, a move that could lead to highly dilutive
equity offerings.

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (Catalyst) is a development
-
stage biopharmaceutical company
focused on the development and commercialization of prescription drugs

targeting diseases of the
central nervous system with a focus on the treatment of addiction and epilepsy.




Large Cap Stock Movers (
AGL, FSYS, TRGP
)

AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE:AGL)

shares slid 5.20
% to $
35.20

on over
2.75

million shares

after it
agreed to
buy Nicor Inc. for $2.4 billion in cash and stock, almost doubling the number of gas customers it serves.
Nicor holders will receive $21.20 in cash and 0.8382 shares of AGL, valuing the target company at $53 a
share.

Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc.
(NASDAQ:FSYS)

fell

7.20
% to $
33.92

on over
700K after the stock was
downgraded by
Needham & Co

to “hold” from “buy.”

Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (Fuel Systems) designs, manufactures and supplies alternative fuel
components and systems for use in the trans
portation and industrial markets.

Targa Resources Investments Inc (NYSE:TRGP)

rose
12
% to $
24.64

on over 12.15 million shares

after
The natural
-
gas pipeline company controlled by Warburg Pincus LLC sold $360 million of shares after
increasing the size of i
ts initial public offering by 25 percent.



Small Cap Stock
gainers

(
CASC, DRYS, PCBC
)

Cascade Corporation (NYSE:CASC)

s
oared
16.50
% to $
46

with over
after the equipment maker reported
surging third
-
quarter net income driven by a one
-
third increase in sale
s.

Cascade's stock leaped in early trading by $6.26, or 16 percent, to $45.75.

The maker of fork lift attachments, based in Portland, Ore., said it earned $8.8 million, or 79 cents per
share, for the quarter ended Oct. 31, up from $157.000, or 1 cent per s
hare, a year earlier.

Sales rose 33 percent to $107.4 million.

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS)

climbed
11.85
% to $
5.85

after
the company plans
to offer through a
private placement, subject to market and other conditions, approximately $500 million worth of sha
res
of Ocean Rig's common stock (Shares).

Pacific Capital Bancorp (NASDAQ:PCBC)

surged
4.21
% to $
0.312

after
rising about 20% in yesterday’s
session after it announced the completion of its previously announced rights offering, which expired at
5:00 p.m.,
New York City time, on November 19, 2010.

Pacific Capital Bancorp (PCB) is a community bank holding company providing full service banking,
including all aspects of consumer and commercial lending, trust and investment advisory services and
other consumer.



Top Upgraded Stocks (CRDN, WAG, TGI, HSP)

Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRDN)

was upgraded by
DA Davidson

this morning to
Buy
from
Neutral
. The
firm raised their price target by $10 to $37. Now, the stock was up 2.82% to $30.23.

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

was

upgraded by
UBS
this morning to
Buy

from
Neutral
. The firm has
set a price target of $43 on the stock. The stock was down 0.27% to $36.37.

Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI)
was upgraded by
UBS
this morning to
Buy

from
Underperform
. The firm
has raised their
price target by $25 to $105 on the stock. The stock was up 0.71% to $90.32.

Hospira, Inc. (NYSE:HSP)

was upgraded by
CL King

this morning to
Strong
Buy from
Accumulate
. The
firm raised their price target $8 to $66. Now, the stock was up 2.40% to $56.14.