The list of stocks below is a list of actively traded stocks on the stock market trading session of October 14, 2010. Why do we pay attention to stocks from this list? It is not to trade them or to invest in them, but rather to develop insight about the rest of the stock market. These stocks are liquid which can render them a useful stock vehicle for stock market professionals who look for liquidity to for instance hedge their stock portfolios, or implement a number of stock trading strategies. Actively traded stocks can also be stock trading vehicles where algorithmic trading and robotic trading be implemented. Since these robots follow logic and parameters implemented by stock traders and stock investors with significant capital, analyzing the trading tape of these stocks might be useful in getting clues about the intention of smart bigger money operating in the stock market. Stock volume analysis skills and tools can be useful in this regard.

The stock list is organized by industry.

Ticker Company Sector Industry
MON Monsanto Co. Basic Materials Agricultural Chemicals
AA Alcoa, Inc. Basic Materials Aluminum
GPS Gap Inc. Services Apparel Stores
CHRS Charming Shoppes Inc. Services Apparel Stores
ORCL Oracle Corp. Technology Application Software
MSFT Microsoft Corporation Technology Application Software
ADBE Adobe Systems Inc. Technology Application Software
BK The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Financial Asset Management
F Ford Motor Co. Consumer Goods Auto Manufacturers - Major
JCI Johnson Controls Inc. Consumer Goods Auto Parts
KO The Coca-Cola Company Consumer Goods Beverages - Soft Drinks
CCE Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. Consumer Goods Beverages - Soft Drinks
CTIC Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Healthcare Biotechnology
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. Healthcare Biotechnology
PIP PharmAthene, Inc. Healthcare Biotechnology
SIRI SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. Services Broadcasting - Radio
XRX Xerox Corp. Consumer Goods Business Equipment
EBAY eBay Inc. Services Catalog & Mail Order Houses
CMCSA Comcast Corporation Services CATV Systems
DTV DIRECTV Services CATV Systems
DOW The Dow Chemical Company Basic Materials Chemicals - Major Diversified
MO Altria Group Inc. Consumer Goods Cigarettes
ALU Alcatel-Lucent Technology Communication Equipment
NOK Nokia Corporation Technology Communication Equipment
MOT Motorola Inc. Technology Communication Equipment
GLW Corning Inc. Technology Communication Equipment
GE General Electric Co. Conglomerates Conglomerates
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Basic Materials Copper
TGB Taseko Mines Ltd. Basic Materials Copper
AXP American Express Company Financial Credit Services
EMC EMC Corporation Technology Data Storage Devices
STX Seagate Technology PLC Technology Data Storage Devices
NTAP NetApp, Inc. Technology Data Storage Devices
BRCD Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Technology Data Storage Devices
QTM Quantum Corp. Technology Data Storage Devices
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Services Discount, Variety Stores
RIMM Research In Motion Limited Technology Diversified Communication Services
LVLT Level 3 Communications Inc. Technology Diversified Communication Services
HPQ Hewlett-Packard Company Technology Diversified Computer Systems
STP Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. Technology Diversified Electronics
GS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Financial Diversified Investments
PFE Pfizer Inc. Healthcare Drug Manufacturers - Major
MRK Merck & Co. Inc. Healthcare Drug Manufacturers - Major
NVS Novartis AG Healthcare Drug Manufacturers - Major
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Healthcare Drug Manufacturers - Major
JNJ Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Drug Manufacturers - Major
KG King Pharmaceuticals Inc. Healthcare Drug Manufacturers - Other
RAD Rite Aid Corp. Services Drug Stores
CVS CVS Caremark Corporation Services Drug Stores
APOL Apollo Group Inc. Services Education & Training Services
COCO Corinthian Colleges Inc. Services Education & Training Services
DV DeVry, Inc. Services Education & Training Services
CECO Career Education Corp. Services Education & Training Services
ESI ITT Educational Services Inc. Services Education & Training Services
DYN Dynegy Inc. Utilities Electric Utilities
AT Atlantic Power Corporation Utilities Electric Utilities
NWSA News Corp. Services Entertainment - Diversified
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR Financial Exchange Traded Fund
SPY SPDR S&P 500 Financial Exchange Traded Fund
FAZ Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares Financial Exchange Traded Fund
FAS Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares Financial Exchange Traded Fund
QQQQ PowerShares QQQ Financial Exchange Traded Fund
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Financial Exchange Traded Fund
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN Financial Exchange Traded Fund
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Financial Exchange Traded Fund
SDS ProShares UltraShort S&P500 Financial Exchange Traded Fund
SLV iShares Silver Trust Financial Exchange Traded Fund
FXI iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index Financial Exchange Traded Fund
TZA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares Financial Exchange Traded Fund
UNG United States Natural Gas Financial Exchange Traded Fund
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan Index Financial Exchange Traded Fund
GLD SPDR Gold Shares Financial Exchange Traded Fund
KBE SPDR KBW Bank Financial Exchange Traded Fund
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Index Financial Exchange Traded Fund
KRE SPDR KBW Regional Banking Financial Exchange Traded Fund
EWT iShares MSCI Taiwan Index Financial Exchange Traded Fund
SSO ProShares Ultra S&P500 Financial Exchange Traded Fund
EFA iShares MSCI EAFE Index Financial Exchange Traded Fund
TNA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3X Shares Financial Exchange Traded Fund
QID ProShares UltraShort QQQ Financial Exchange Traded Fund
SMH Semiconductor HOLDRs Financial Exchange Traded Fund
SKF ProShares UltraShort Financials Financial Exchange Traded Fund
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF Financial Exchange Traded Fund
XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR Financial Exchange Traded Fund
IYR iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate Financial Exchange Traded Fund
VWO Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock ETF Financial Exchange Traded Fund
EWH iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Financial Exchange Traded Fund
TBT ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury Financial Exchange Traded Fund
SPXU ProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 Financial Exchange Traded Fund
QLD ProShares Ultra QQQ Financial Exchange Traded Fund
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR Financial Exchange Traded Fund
UYG ProShares Ultra Financials Financial Exchange Traded Fund
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR Financial Exchange Traded Fund
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Financial Exchange Traded Fund
USO United States Oil Financial Exchange Traded Fund
ITUB Ita Financial Foreign Money Center Banks
HBC HSBC Holdings plc Financial Foreign Money Center Banks
BCS Barclays PLC Financial Foreign Money Center Banks
STD Banco Santander, S.A. Financial Foreign Money Center Banks
BPOP Popular Inc. Financial Foreign Regional Banks
BBD Banco Bradesco S.A. Financial Foreign Regional Banks
AUY Yamana Gold, Inc. Basic Materials Gold
KGC Kinross Gold Corporation Basic Materials Gold
ABX Barrick Gold Corporation Basic Materials Gold
NEM Newmont Mining Corp. Basic Materials Gold
GG Goldcorp Inc. Basic Materials Gold
SWY Safeway Inc. Services Grocery Stores
KR The Kroger Co. Services Grocery Stores
UNH Unitedhealth Group, Inc. Healthcare Health Care Plans
WLP WellPoint Inc. Healthcare Health Care Plans
HD The Home Depot, Inc. Services Home Improvement Stores
LOW Lowe's Companies Inc. Services Home Improvement Stores
CHK Chesapeake Energy Corporation Basic Materials Independent Oil & Gas
PLM Polymet Mining Corp. Basic Materials Industrial Metals & Minerals
YHOO Yahoo! Inc. Technology Internet Information Providers
BIDU Baidu, Inc. Technology Internet Information Providers
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc. Technology Internet Information Providers
CHIO China INSOnline Corp. Technology Internet Service Providers
MS Morgan Stanley Financial Investment Brokerage - National
SCHW Charles Schwab Corp. Financial Investment Brokerage - National
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp. Basic Materials Major Integrated Oil & Gas
BP BP plc Basic Materials Major Integrated Oil & Gas
X United States Steel Corp. Industrial Goods Metal Fabrication
C Citigroup, Inc. Financial Money Center Banks
WFC Wells Fargo & Company Financial Money Center Banks
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. Financial Money Center Banks
NBG National Bank of Greece SA Financial Money Center Banks
STI SunTrust Banks, Inc. Financial Money Center Banks
KEY KeyCorp Financial Money Center Banks
PNC PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Financial Money Center Banks
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. Technology Networking & Communication Devices
JNPR Juniper Networks, Inc. Technology Networking & Communication Devices
PBR Petroleo Brasileiro Basic Materials Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
RIG Transocean Ltd. Basic Materials Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
PBR-A Petroleo Brasileiro Basic Materials Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
HAL Halliburton Company Basic Materials Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
WFT Weatherford International Ltd. Basic Materials Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
WMB Williams Companies, Inc. Basic Materials Oil & Gas Pipelines
VLO Valero Energy Corp. Basic Materials Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
SUF Sulphco Inc. Basic Materials Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
WNR Western Refining Inc. Basic Materials Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing
DELL Dell Inc. Technology Personal Computers
AAPL Apple Inc. Technology Personal Computers
HRB H&R Block, Inc. Services Personal Services
AIG American International Group, Inc. Financial Property & Casualty Insurance
JOE The St. Joe Company Financial Real Estate Development
BAC Bank of America Corporation Financial Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks
SNV Synovus Financial Corp. Financial Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks
USB U.S. Bancorp Financial Regional - Midwest Banks
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp Financial Regional - Midwest Banks
HBAN Huntington Bancshares Inc. Financial Regional - Midwest Banks
MI Marshall & Ilsley Corporation Financial Regional - Midwest Banks
RF Regions Financial Corp. Financial Regional - Southeast Banks
FHN First Horizon National Corp. Financial Regional - Southeast Banks
NLY Annaly Capital Management, Inc. Financial REIT - Diversified
PLD ProLogis Financial REIT - Industrial
HTZ Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. Services Rental & Leasing Services
PHM PulteGroup, Inc. Industrial Goods Residential Construction
MGM MGM Resorts International Services Resorts & Casinos
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp. Services Resorts & Casinos
WEN Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. Services Restaurants
INTC Intel Corporation Technology Semiconductor - Broad Line
AMD Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Technology Semiconductor - Broad Line
LDK LDK Solar Co., Ltd. Technology Semiconductor - Broad Line
TXN Texas Instruments Inc. Technology Semiconductor - Broad Line
ONNN ON Semiconductor Corp. Technology Semiconductor - Broad Line
ATML Atmel Corporation Technology Semiconductor - Broad Line
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Technology Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated Technology Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
FCS Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. Technology Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
YGE Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. Technology Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
MRVL Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Technology Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
RFMD RF Micro Devices Inc. Technology Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
SOL ReneSola Ltd. Technology Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
JASO JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. Technology Semiconductor - Specialized
NVDA NVIDIA Corporation Technology Semiconductor - Specialized
TSL Trina Solar Ltd. Technology Semiconductor - Specialized
AMAT Applied Materials Inc. Technology Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
MU Micron Technology Inc. Technology Semiconductor- Memory Chips
SNDK SanDisk Corp. Technology Semiconductor- Memory Chips
DRYS DryShips, Inc. Services Shipping
SLW Silver Wheaton Corp. Basic Materials Silver
HL Hecla Mining Co. Basic Materials Silver
SBUX Starbucks Corp. Services Specialty Eateries
ZAGG ZAGG Incorporated Services Specialty Retail, Other
OMX OfficeMax Inc. Services Specialty Retail, Other
VALE Vale S.A. Basic Materials Steel & Iron
ABK Ambac Financial Group, Inc. Financial Surety & Title Insurance
PMI PMI Group Inc. Financial Surety & Title Insurance
AGO Assured Guaranty Ltd. Financial Surety & Title Insurance
VMW VMware, Inc. Technology Technical & System Software
ESLR Evergreen Solar Inc. Services Technical Services
Q Qwest Communications International Inc. Technology Telecom Services - Domestic
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. Technology Telecom Services - Domestic
T AT&T, Inc. Technology Telecom Services - Domestic
FTR Frontier Communications Corporation Technology Telecom Services - Domestic
S Sprint Nextel Corp. Technology Wireless Communications
NIHD NII Holdings Inc. Technology Wireless Communications
VOD Vodafone Group plc Technology Wireless Communications
PCS MetroPCS Communications, Inc. Technology Wireless Communications

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