Closing out the day… Stocks ended the day mixed on Tuesday with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Averages managing to close higher, while down days from Apple (AAPL) and Facebook (FB) helped to keep the Nasdaq in the red.
Among the high-volume stocks today Dell (DELL), JP Morgan (JPM) and Microsoft (MSFT) booked gains while Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB) and Lululemon Athletica (LULU) all moved lower. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index closed the day at 13.35 after opening at 13.97. The Put/Call Volume Ratio is at 0.65 while the Put/Call Open Interest ratio is at 0.91. [InvestorsKeyhole, various news and data sources]