Facebook and PowerShares QQQ Trust Among Most Active Stocks in Nasdaq Pre-Market

By Christopher Witrak  OCT 31, 2012 9:25 AM

Sirius XM Radio was up this morning.


MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) were Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), PowerShares QQQ Trust (NASDAQ:QQQ), and Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) as of 9:10 a.m.

Investors exchanged 1,585,920 shares of Facebook, which was down $0.65, or 2.97%. According to Forbes, Facebook employees can now sell their shares of the company.

Investors traded 409,514 shares of PowerShares QQQ Trust, which was up $0.01, or 0.02%. (See also Pre-Market Primer: Hurricane Sandy's Impact Could Be a Drag on US Economy.)

Investors also traded 210,314 shares of Sirius XM Radio, which was up $0.03, or 1.06%. Some analysts predict that Sirius XM's fourth quarter earnings for 2012 will triple compared to the same quarter last year.

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