Falling jobless claims sent the markets soaring to a sharply higher close with the Dow surging 122 points to 16,479. Nasdaq rose 11 points to 4167.
On the upside
TheStreet listed Coronado Biosciences (Nasdaq: CNDO) as one of five biopharmaceutical stocks under $10 that was poised to rise.
Wall Street Cheat Sheet wrote that Idera Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: IDRA) would continue soaring in 2014.
On the downside
B. Riley downgraded Glu Mobile (Nasdaq: GLUU) from a Buy rating to a Neutral rating on Tuesday.
A Seeking Alpha contributor wrote that Miller Resources (Nasdaq: MILL) was overvalued and produces very little oil.
Investors locked in profits on Quicksilver Resources (Nasdaq: KWK).
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of 10 to 9 on the NYSE and by nearly 10 to 9 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 gained 8 points to 1842. Bitcoin held steady at $684.90.