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RegMed Daily, Closing Bell, 10/6/11, finding the groove

End of Day, Cause and Effect …

 

Stocks ended higher for a 3rd session Thursday, 10/6/11 after a … late-session sprint … lifted indexes to session highs, as better-than-forecast jobless claims data and statements from EU officials on bank recapitalization efforts inspired buyers ahead of Friday’s jobs report.

 

Closing Bell: The NASDAQ closed UP +46.31 (+1.88%) to 2,506.82. The Dow closed UP +183.38(+1.68%) to 11,123.33.

 

Who’s up … at the close and any … whys:

Aastrom (ASTM) +$0.05 <+2.30%> to $2.22; Athersys (athx) +$0.05 <3.21%> to $1.61;  BioMimetic (NASDAQ:BMTI) +0.19<+6.60%>  to $3.07; BioTime (AMEX: BTX) +$0.26 <+6.15%> to $4.49; Cytori (NASDAQ:CYTX) +$0.02 <0.68%> to $2.94;  Dendreon (NASDAQ:DNDN) +0.27 <+3.0%> to $9.27; Fibrocell (OTC BB: FCSC) +0.025 <+4.72%> to $0.555; Geron (NASDAQ:GERN) +$0.11 <+5.39%> to $2.15;  Neostem (AMEX: NBS) +$0.01 <1.39%> to $0.73;  Neuralstem (AMEX: CUR) +$0.01 <0.72%> to $1.39; Opexa (OPXA) +$0.06 <5.66%> to $1.12; Osiris (NASDAQ:OSIR) +$0.11 <2.13%> to $5.28; Pluristem (NASDAQ:PSTI) +$0.18 <8.27%> to $2.37; StemCells (STEM) +$0.05 <2.45%> to $2.09; Tengion (TNGN) +$0.021 <4.48%> to $0.49; ThermoGenesis (NASDAQ:KOOL) +$0.04 <3.64%> to $1.14.

 

Yet  … another day … RegMed stocks showed life … OFF the lows of the past weeks!!!