The markets turned positive during the midday with the Dow gaining 39 points to 18,025 as talks between Greece and eurozone finance ministers continued. Nasdaq rose 8 points to 4,933.
On the upside
inContact (Nasdaq: SAAS) widened losses for the fourth quarter but the results were better than expected.
AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE: AHS) reported higher fourth quarter earnings and revenue that beat analyst expectations.
Bargain hunters lifted shares of Castlight Health (NYSE: CSLT).
On the downside
Profit taking sank shares of Genetic Technologies (Nasdaq: GENE).
TrueCar (Nasdaq: TRUE) widened losses for the fourth quarter.
Investors locked in profits on Ascent Solar Technologies (Nasdaq: ASTI).
In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 5 to 4 on the NYSE while decliners edged out advancers by nearly 5 to 4 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 held steady at 2098. Bitcoin added $1 to $240.
Markets rise as Greek debt talks continue
February 20, 2015 at 13:09 PM EST