On the upside
Power-Gen International named Canadian Solar's (Nasdaq: CSIQ) 148 MW solar park PV project the 2012 Solar Project of the Year.
The Paragon Report expects Halcon Resources (NYSE: HK) to benefit from the reopening of the Seaway Pipeline.
On the downside
Profit taking sank shares of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: PPHM), whose stock price climbed on Monday after clarifying study data for its lung cancer treatment bavituximab. Shares of Sequenom (Nasdaq: SQNM) continued falling after Illumina (Nasdaq: ILMN) announced on Monday that it was purchasing Sequenom competitor Verinata Health.
Shares of Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) fell after Motley Fool wrote that coal companies are burdened by heavy debt and low coal prices.
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 7 to 3 on the NYSE and by more than 5 to 3 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index added 4 points to 1461.