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Corporate Summary

•    Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) soared 15.7%, after announcing late on Wednesday that signs suggested that the PC markets’ demand should be higher next year

•    Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) declined  6.3% after the company said it might report lower-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings results

•    Shares of American Greetings Corp. (NYSE:AM) plunged 21.1% after reporting a near 40% drop in its third-quarter profits

•    Akamai Technologies, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AKAM) stocks soared 18.6% after announcing that it would buy Cotendo for $268 million

•    Shares of WCA Waste Corporation (NASDAQ:WCAA) soared 30.1% after agreeing to be taken over by Macquairie Infrastructure Partners Inc. for $6.50 a share

•    After VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) spoke of concerns about its diet drug Qnexa, shares of the company slumped 16.6%