On the upside
Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) chief executive Mark Smith recently acquired 20,000 shares of company stock.
Shares of Nokia (NYSE: NOK) continued climbing on strong Lumia sales.
On the downside
KIT digital (Nasdaq: KITD) must restate quarterly as well as annual financial reports from 2009 to the present due to accounting irregularities.
Zale (NYSE: ZLC) extended its losses from Wednesday when the jewelry retailer posted a loss for the first quarter that was wider than expected.
Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) will end its voting system which allowed users to vote on privacy changes implemented by the social networking giant.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 4 to 1 on the NYSE and by nearly 5 to 2 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks rose 4 points to 802.