The markets closed mixed with the Dow gaining 41 points to 14,799 as investors cautiously returned to the markets. Nasdaq slipped 7 points to 3357.
On the upside
OSI Systems (Nasdaq: OSIS) reached an agreement to settle concerns with the Department of Homeland Security related to the company's Rapiscan Secure 1000SP full body scanners.
On the downside
Nasdaq informed Biosante Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: BPAX) that it would be delisted for failing to comply with listing criteria.
Kindred Healthcare will not renew its contract with PharMerica (NYSE: PMC) for skilled nursing pharmacy services.
In the broad market, declining issues were on par with advancers on the NYSE while advancers edged out decliners by more than 7 to 5 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index rose 4 points to 1592.