Closing out the day… The stocks ended virtually unchanged Thursday with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq ekeing out gains and the Dow ending lower.
Among the high-volume stocks today Heinz (HNZ), Constellation Brands (STZ) and Halliburton (HAL) booked gains while CenturyLink (CTL), Whole Foods (WFM) and Facebook (FB) all moved lower. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index closed the day at 12.67 after opening at 12.98. The Put/Call Volume Ratio is at 0.74 while the Put/Call Open Interest ratio is at 0.94. [InvestorsKeyhole, various news and data sources]