Highest Traded Afternoon Stocks October 24th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s heavily traded shares in the middle-day.

  • Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC): 103.81 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $67.65 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.
  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (AMEX:SPY): 89.30 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $85.68 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.
  • Direxion Daily Finan. Bull 3X Shs (AMEX:FAS): 74.95 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $1.84 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
  • Financial Select Sector SPDR (AMEX:XLF): 50.31 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $5.37 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 (AMEX:EEM): 44.13 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $33.37 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 (AMEX:IWM): 35.61 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $13.73 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.
  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): 34.88 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $47.65 billion. About the equity: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): 31.63 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $129.54 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.
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S): 30.34 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $8.20 billion. About the equity: Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers. The Company develops, engineers, and deploys various technologies, including two wireless networks offering mobile data services, instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities, and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.
  • General Electric Company (NYSE:GE): 30.27 million shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $175.44 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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