A123 Systems (AONE), the government-subsidized maker of batteries for electric cars, logged a...

|About: A123 Systems, Inc. (AONEQ)|By:, SA News Editor

A123 Systems (AONE), the government-subsidized maker of batteries for electric cars, logged a sparkling first trading day, closing 50% above its offering price of $13.50. Two REITs, meanwhile, had less impressive debuts: Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (ARI) down 7.2% from offer price; Colony Financial (CLNY) down 2.5%.