Archive for March 5th, 2012

Pandora Upgrade Fails to Lift Social Media ETF

March 5, 2012

A 7% rally in Pandora (NYSE: P) shares Monday following an analyst upgrade wasn’t enough to boost an exchange traded fund that specializes in social media stocks. Global X Social Media ETF (NasdaqGM: SOCL …

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Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks

March 5, 2012

A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: AEterna Zentaris Inc. rose 21.1 percent to $2.12 with 10,046,200 shares traded.

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Telecom Stocks: MetroPCS, Leap Wireless fall on downgrade

March 5, 2012

Bernstein Research downgrades both prepaid wireless carriers, citing worries about valuation and spectrum challenges.

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Stock Funds Rose 3.98% In Feb. As S&P Hit New High

March 5, 2012

Stock Funds Rose 3.98% In Feb. As S&P Hit New High

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US cyclical stocks fall on China warning

March 5, 2012

US equities fell as China cut its growth forecast for the year, weighing on cyclical raw material stocks and miners in particular.

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Stocks Fall, But Pare Losses; Pandora, Sourcefire Rise

March 5, 2012

Stocks Fall, But Pare Losses; Pandora, Sourcefire Rise

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Stocks Struggle to Overcome Growth Data

March 5, 2012

Stocks Struggle to Overcome Growth Data Stocks bounced back in afternoon trading from morning losses, but they remained in the red amid concerns about slowing global economic growth.

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Movers roundup: Pandora, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

March 5, 2012

Among the stock activity stories for Monday, March 5, from AP Business News: — Shares of Pandora Media Inc. rose after an analyst upgraded the company, saying it will likely make more money from mobile advertising.

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Sector Snap: Leap Wireless, MetroPCS shares drop

March 5, 2012

Shares of Leap Wireless International Inc., the parent of the Cricket cellphone service, and of MetroPCS Communications Inc. fell Monday after downgrades by an influential analyst.

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Alcoa Leads U.S. Stocks Lower

March 5, 2012

Alcoa Leads U.S. Stocks Lower U.S. stocks slid as investors re-evaluated the market’s recent rally in light of talk of slowing global economic growth. MarketBeat: IBM Briefly Cracks $200 a Share Heard: Insiders Aren’t Buying the Rally Election Year Poses Challenge for Stocks

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