MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) were Questcor Pharmaceuticals
(NASDAQ:QCOR), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB)
, and PowerShares QQQ Trust
(NASDAQ:QQQ) as of 8:45 a.m. Investors traded
1,747,363 shares of
Questcor, which was down $6.38, or 21.17%.
According to Bloomberg,
the US government is investigating the company's marketing practices.
Investors also traded
1,143,722 shares of Facebook, which was down $1.29, or 5.64%.
Facebook is down after Barron's
stated that it believes Facebook shares are worth just $15 according to its own analysis.
831,853 shares of PowerShares QQQ Trust, which was down $0.50, or 0.71%.
US stocks are down
, following Europe lower after business confidence fell in Germany. Pessimism has also grown regarding China's manufacturing and retail sectors.
No positions in stocks mentioned.