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RegMed Daily, Closing Bell, 11/9/11, risk is off the table, holiday weekend upon us

End of Day, Cause and Effect …

           

US stock indexes … dropped sharply, Wednesday … as the Dow industrials were … hammered in their … worst single-day hit in nearly 7 weeks, as Italy’s borrowing worsened the EU’s credit mess.

 

Closing Bell: The NASDAQ closed DOWN -105.84 (-3.88%) to 2,621.65. The Dow closed Down -389.24 (+0.61%) to 12,026.57.

Who’s up … at the close and any … whys:   Aastrom (ASTM) +$0.06 <+2.27%> to $2.70; Dendreon (NASDAQ:DNDN) +$0.01 <+0.14%>to 7.29; Opexa (OPXA) +$0.33 <+2.19%> to $1.40; ReNeuron (RENE.LON) +$0.12 <+2.86%> to $4.50 and StemCells (STEM) +$0.02 <+1.03%> to $1.96.

 

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