On the upside
Flagstar Bank (NYSE: FBC) joined the University of Michigan Athletic Department's corporate partner program.
Mattress Firm Holding (Nasdaq: MFRM) priced a secondary offering of more than 4.7 million common shares at $29.85 per share.
On the downside
Cell Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CTIC) will sell 40,000 shares of convertible preferred stock.
Emulex (Nasdaq: ELX) will present a webcast on October 10 on Why I/O Is Strategic For Virtualized Environments.
Barclays expects Brazilian homebuilders to recover but shares of Gafisa (NYSE: GFA) fell.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 5 to 3 on the NYSE and by more than 2 to 1 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks gained 5 points to 844.