Apple Inc. (AAPL: Quote) is rising 0.64 percent to $674.10 following the introduction of its iPhone 5, which is thinner, lighter, bigger and with a faster processor.
Vical Inc. (VICL: Quote) is up over 14 percent to $4.30. The company announced a worldwide, non-exclusive license to Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) of its patented platform DNA immunization technology and its Vaxfectin adjuvant for use in the production of antibodies.
Response Genetics, Inc (RGDX: Quote) is rising 21 percent to $1.09. GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) announced that it has acquired five million newly issued shares of the company's common stock at $1.10 per share in cash. As a result, GSK now owns 15.2% of the expanded share capital of RGI.
Nexxus Lighting, Inc. (NEXS: Quote) is up 52 percent to $0.20. An affiliate of Aston Capital, LLC has agreed to invest $6 million in the company through the purchase of convertible preferred stock.
CompuCredit Holdings Corp. (CCRT: Quote) is falling 32 percent to $4.15.
Trading in shares of Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc. (CRBC: Quote) was halted. FirstMerit Corp. (FMER) agreed to acquire Citizens in a stock-for-stock transaction with a total value of approximately $912 million.
Trading in shares of Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (CRTX: Quote) was halted.
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