Nasdaq Now: Apple Falls Slightly on Reports of Cheaper iPhone Plan

By Casey Quinlan  JAN 09, 2013 1:33 PM

One of the biggest gainers so far today is Interactive Intelligence Group.


The Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) opened at 3101.82 and went up 34% to 3102.30 as of 1:15 p.m. EST. The ascent may offer a nice comeback after the Nasdaq has closed consistently lower for the past four trading days, from 3100 on January 3 to 3091 on January 8.

Technology stocks were mixed.  Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) was down .77% at $521.29 after rumors that the company would manufacture a lower-end iPhone.

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB)  triumphed today, starting at $29.89 (up 2.85%) and continuing  to climb to $30.27 (up 4.16%). It was the first time the stock hit $30 since July.

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) started at $268.75 and edged down to $266.99. Amazon's stock hit an all-time high Tuesday and continues to remain high after a Morgan Stanley analyst upgraded the company from Equal Weight to Overweight.

Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR) stayed higher this morning after Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH) gave an unsolicited buyout offer. The stock started at $3.14, up 7.53%, and stayed relatively still. DISH made some movement starting from $36.33 to $37.203, up 3.42 %.

One of the biggest movers was Interactive Intelligence Group (NASDAQ:ININ), which started at $36.34 and gained 18.36%, ending at $38.94 at press time. Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) also made big gains, increasing 14.65% to $4.24 and NuVasive Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) shot up 12.62% to $17.75.
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