Knight Capital Group and SPDR S&P 500 ETF Among Most Active Stocks in NYSE Pre-Market

By Christopher Witrak  NOV 28, 2012 9:45 AM

Bank of America was down this morning.


MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the NYSE were Knight Capital Group (NYSE:KCG), SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) as of 9:25 a.m. EST.

Investors exchanged 5.67 million shares of Knight Capital Group, which was up $0.54, or 18.18%. According to Reuters, trading firm Getco Holding has offered to take control of Knight Capital for $3.50 per share.

Investors traded 2.65 million shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF, which was down $0.57, or 0.41%.

Investors also traded 2.07 million shares of Bank of America, which was down $0.09, or 0.93%. According to Bloomberg, objectors to Bank of America director's $20 million settlement of investors lawsuits over the bank's purchase of Merrill Lynch stated the deal is inadequate because losses from the deal totaled in the billions.

(Also see Pre-Market Primer: Lack of Fiscal Cliff Progress Weighs on Stocks.)

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