NOT a good day for a snow day, East-coasters. A ton going on in the market.
After opening down, the DJIA and S&P500 shot up to level out at about +1% each. Some excitement may be due to an attempt in Europe to come to the aid of Greece.
-- OPK - Opko Health announced development of a new blood test for Alzheimer's
-- AYE - Allegheny Energy up on an announced merger with FirstEnergy
-- LEN - Covered here last night, they got a sweet deal from the FDIC on a loan portfolio
-- SWM - people FREAKING over a patent lawsuit, and what it's implications are.
-- HOS - Hornbeck Offshore gives absurdly wild, absurdly low 2010 guidance.
-- BSX - Boston Scientific. Decent earnings, but the stock is tanking on a report questioning the company's defibrillators. The company's rebuttal is here.
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