U.S. financial markets notched modest gains Friday after a quiet, post-holiday day of trading.
U.S. stocks are posting modest gains after a quiet, post-holiday day of trading.
Shares of some top education companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Apollo Group rose $.02 or .1 percent, to $34.09.
A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. fell 2.8 percent to $12.69 with 6,929,000 shares traded.
Shares of some top managed care companies are up at 1 p.m.: Aetna rose $.43 or .5 percent, to $90.02.
Shares of some top banks companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Bank of America Corp. rose $.04 or .2 percent, to $18.02.