MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) were Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
(NASDAQ:MDRX), PowerShares QQQ Trust (NASDAQ:QQQ), and VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS) as of 8:45 a.m. EST.
3,084,460 shares of
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, which was down $1.76, or 16.48%.
According to Bloomberg
, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions fired CEO Glen Tullman and replaced him with Paul Black, a current board member of Allscripts and former COO of Cerner Corporation
1,454,375 shares of PowerShares QQQ Trust, which was up $0.07, or 0.10%
Investors also traded
1,001,045 shares of VIVUS, which was up $1.06, or 7.77%.
that Express Scripts has added Qsymia to its national pharmacy formulas. Qsymia is a weight loss drug for overweight and obese individuals.
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