Mid-Day Report

The markets retreated from early morning gains but continued to trade in positive territory with the Dow gaining 27 points to 13,594. Nasdaq climbed 17 points to 2771.

On the upside

Copernic (Nasdaq: CNIC) updated its mobile software so that a version that is optimized for the iPhone is available.

Analsyts upgraded Zoran (NYSE: ZRAN) after the microchip maker reported sharply higher third quarter earnings that surpassed expectations.

Although Western Union (NYSE: WU) reported lower earnings, the results beat expectations.

On the downside

Delcath Systems (Nasdaq: DCTH) suspended enrollment in a clinical trial of its liver cancer treatment due to safety concerns.

While Abassadors Group (Nasdaq: EPAX) reported higher third quarter earnings, the educational travel company warned of weakness in 2008.

PFF Bancorp (NYSE: PFB) swung to a third quarter loss.

In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 9 to 7 on the NYSE while decliners barely edged out advancers by a margin of nearly 10 to 9 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks slipped 2 points to 808.

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