4 Stocks Generating Major Attention Among Traders July 22nd

The Dow Jones (NYSE:DIA) is at 12,686, the S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) is at 1,345 and the Nasdaq (NASDAQ:QQQ) is at 2,861 on the 140th trading day of 2011, as these stocks hit our radar:

1) Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): Shares of Microsoft Corporation are trading up 1.44% to $27.48 per share today. MSFT delivered a record sales quarter and beat Wall Street estimates. Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.

2) Agria Corporation (NYSE:GRO): Shares of Agria Corporation are trading higher 1.71% to $1.19 per share today. The company reported it has no knowledge of ‘unusual’ activity moving its share volume today. Agria Corporation researches and develops, produces, and sells upstream agricultural products. The Company currently offers corn seeds and sheep breeding products such as frozen sheep semen, sheep embryos, and breeder sheep, as well as seedling products.

3) Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX): Shares of Xerox Corporation are trading lower 2.14% to $10.08 per share today. The company reported a slight 2% uptick in revenues and profits were up on the latest quarter. Xerox Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, services, and finances a range of document processing products and services for use in offices around the world. The Company also, through subsidiaries, provides network management, consulting, design, and integration services for medium and large companies.

4) McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD): Shares of McDonald’s Corporation are trading higher 2.85% to $89.01 per share today. With costs on the minds of consumers, MCD delivered a strong quarter this morning in their latest earnings release. McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.

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