Stocks to Watch: Broadcom, Google and More ...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks opened lower on news that China would take a second step to tighten monetary conditions.

The Dow Jones Industrial Averagefell more than 50 points, after a sharp rise Thursdayon the heels of General Motors return to the public markets.

Disney, Alcoa, and Exxon Mobil fell, while Johnson & Johnson rose.

General Motors was down about 2 percent after rising about 1 percent in its first day of resumed trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:

Broadcom Corporation
The semiconductor company was trading at its highest level since October 2007. The shares were up about 2 percent Friday.


Whole Foods Market Inc

The supermarket chain was downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS.


Google Inc
The search engine giant was reportedly in talks to buy the social buying company 'Groupon' for around $3 billion. According to their website, the company has job postings for over 2,000 positions.


TreeHouse Foods Inc
The food manufacturer was downgraded to hold from buy at Stifel Nicolaus.


Another semiconductor company was trading at its highest level since June 2008.


General Motors
The automotive company was on day two of trading.


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