On the upside
Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) reported higher third quarter earnings that topped analyst estimates as revenue climbed.
AuRico Gold (NYSE: AUQ) will sell its Ocampo mine in Mexico to Minera Frisco for $750 million in cash.
On the downside
OCZ Technology (Nasdaq: OCZ) warned of significant losses for the second quarter.
Glu Mobile (Nasdaq: GLUU) said that second quarter losses would be approximately $3.1 million.
The Food and Drug Administration has not made a determination the New Chemical Entity application submitted by Amarin (NYSE: AMRN) for its high triglyceride treatment Vascepa.
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of more than 9 to 7 on the NYSE while decliners barely edged out advancers by a slim margin on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks held steady at 827.