Qihoo 360 Technology Company Inc. (NYSE: QIHU) U.S.-listed shares climbed 18.5% to $31.96 a piece. Volume for the new stock was 19.3 million shares as the Chinese internet company made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange.
Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO) traded in 37.4 million shares, or just barely half of its normal daily average. Share prices were off 0.2% to $17.41, amid word CSCO plans to buy newScale Inc., a provider of cloud-services software for IT organizations.
ValueVision Media Inc. (Nasdaq: VVTV) shares slid 7.3% to $6.36 Wednesday. Volume was 2.7 million shares, compared to daily averages of 382,452, after the direct marketer priced a secondary stock offering at $6.25 a share.