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Stocks Crossing 50-Day SMA 09/13: (CLF) (GFI) (AMRN) Above; (LCC) (UAL) (NVDA) Below

September 13, 2012 3:01 PM EDT Send to a Friend
The following is a list of stocks crossing the 50-day simple moving average (SMA) and are either above or below the metric. The 50-day is considered an indicator of a potential near-term trend formation.

Crossing and above:
  • Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) - up 7.8 percent. Nomura upgraded the stock from Neutral to Buy earlier. For more, click here.

  • Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE: GFI) - up 4.0 percent. Moving to the upside as FOMC might spell a gold mine for gold miners. Diltion of the dollar will make precious metals contracts cheaper, drawing interest from cautious investors.

  • Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq: AMRN) - up 5.3 percent. The pharma may have canceled a presentation at the upcoming UBS conference, though nothing has been officially confirmed.

  • Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) - up 2.9 percent. Earlie in the week, Alcatel announced some executive restructuring and shares have ben ticking higher ever since. For more, click here.
Crossing and below:
  • US Airways Group (NYSE: LCC) - down 4.2 percent. Continuing lower today following news Wednesday that American (OTCBB: AAMRQ) signed a capacity purchase agreement with SkyWest (Nasdaq: SKYW). For more on that deal, click here. Additionally, AMR Corp., the parent of American, was given approval from a U.S. bankruptcy judge to ease restriction on outsourcing of more flying in its attempt to exit bankruptcy.

  • United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) - down 1.2 percent. Lower as rising crude costs on increased demand from a rebound in labor will clip margins as jet fuel becomes more expensive.

  • NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) - up 0.4 percent. Citi lowered its price target on the chip maker from $16.50 down to $15.25, keeping a Neutral rating on the stock. Peers Marvell, Intel, and AMD weren't so lucky, with Citi downgrading the trio from Neutral to Sell earlier.




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