On the upside
During Mad Money TV's Lightening Round, Jim Cramer said to buy Cliff Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF).
Mechel (NYSE: MTL) engaged in discussions to sell a stake in its Siberian coal deposit.
On the downside
ParkerVision (Nasdaq: PRKR) will sell more than 4.38 million shares of common stock at the discounted price of $2.30 per share in a registered direct offering. Raymond James downgraded Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq: SAVE) to a Market Perform rating.
Werner Enterprises (Nasdaq: WERN) forecast third quarter earnings that fell short of analyst expectations.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 4 to 1 on the NYSE and by more than 5 to 2 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks soared 10 points to 866.