Closing out the day… The major indices closed mixed Monday in light trading. With no major earnings or economic news, there was little to push the market in either direction.
Among the high-volume stocks today Apple (AAPL), LinkedIn (LNKD) and citigroup (C) booked gains while Blackberry (BBRY), Amazon.com (AMZN) and Amgen (AMGN) all moved lower. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index closed the day at 12.94 after opening at 13.37. The Put/Call Volume Ratio is at 0.88 while the Put/Call Open Interest ratio is at 0.92. [InvestorsKeyhole, various news and data sources]