Apple Inc. (AAPL) is up nearly 1 percent to $523.68.
Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) is rising more than 1 percent to $64.81 amidst reports that the Shanghai regulators have said that chicken sampled from the company's KFC arm complied with government limits on antibiotics. Meanwhile, it is said that the authorities plan further investigations of potential food-safety violations by the company.
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AEGR) is gaining 1 percent to $25.96. The company announced that the FDA has approved JUXTAPID capsules as an adjunct to a low-fat diet and other lipid-lowering treatments, including LDL apheresis where available, to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, total cholesterol, apolipoprotein B and non- high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
Research In Motion Limited (RIMM) is down nearly 2 percent to $10.71.
Regions Financial Corp. (RF) is down over 1 percent to $7.00.
by RTT Staff Writer
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