U.S. stock index futures continued to struggle for directions as investors awaited more direction on a compromise reached between President Barack Obama and the Republicans on extending Bush-era tax cuts.
Stocks ended mixed on Tuesday after a rally sparked by the tax cut compromise faded amid news that Federal officials were pursuing more companies in an insider trading probe.
So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:
Korn Ferry International
The international talent management solutions company was upgraded to outperform from neutral at R-W Baird.
This diversified growth company provided engineered products and solutions in end-markets is trading around all time high levels dating back to 1992.
The operator of utility and non-utility nuclear segments was trading at lows not seen since May 2009.
American Public Education
The online post secondary education to military and public service communities was upgraded to outperform from sector perform at RBC Capital Markets.
Through its subsidiaries, this company engaged in multiple insurance and retirement business in the United States and was leading the S&P 500 as financials lead the market overall.
The energy company was trading around levels not seen in more than two years.
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