Heavy Mid-Day Share Volume Movers on Wall Street Today

The Dow Jones is surging higher over 300 points today and Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s heavily traded shares in the middle-day:

  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY): 113.21 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $81.43 billion. About the equity: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust is a unit investment trust incorporated in the United States. The Trust consists of a portfolio representing all 500 stocks in the S&P 500 Index.
  • Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC): 101.79 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $68.20 billion. About the equity: Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary.
  • Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLF): 61.11 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $5.03 billion. About the equity: Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond to the performance of The Financial Select Sector. The Index includes financial services firms whose business’ range from investment management to commercial & business banking.
  • iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM): 55.44 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $31.49 billion. About the equity: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI TR Emerging Markets Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in a particular industry or geographic region to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM): 37.09 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $12.87 billion. About the equity: iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 2000 Index Fund. The Index measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market. The Fund uses a Representative Sampling strategy to try to track the Index.
  • Direxion Daily Finan. Bull 3X Shs (NYSE:FAS): 36.64 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $1.43 billion. About the equity: Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is daily investment results, before fees and expenses, of 300% of the price performance of the Russell 1000® Financial Services Index (“Financial Index”). The Fund invests in at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities that comprise the Financial Index
  • Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): 34.57 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $6.79 billion. About the equity: Sirius XM Radio Inc. broadcasts various channels of audio from its satellites. The Company provides its services throughout the continental United States for a monthly subscription fee. Sirius delivers various streams of commercial-free music in every genre, as well as streams of news, sports, weather, talk, comedy, and public radio.
  • iShares Silver Trust (NYSE:SLV): 34.23 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $9.86 billion. About the equity: iShares Silver Trust is a trust formed to invest in silver. The assets of the trust consist primarily of silver held by the custodian on behalf of the trust. The objective of the trust is for the shares to reflect the price of silver owned by the trust, less the trust’s expenses and liabilities.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): 31.89 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $120.41 billion. About the equity: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • General Electric Company (NYSE:GE): 31.68 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $169.18 billion. About the equity: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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