China Agritech, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAGC) shares advanced 7.3% to $7.96, on share volume of 584,738, already besting a full-day average of 417,211 after the company announced it is introducing an innovative new line of organic liquid compound fertilizers that improves crop drought resistance.
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) proved a volume champion early on Thursday, trading in 30.1 million shares Thursday, approaching a daily average of 188 million. Share prices settled 0.2% to $14.81, after announcing Nexen had hired BAC to find B.C. Shale Gas Partners.
Quantum Fuel Systems Technological (Nasdaq: QTWWD) sank 15.6% in price Thursday to $5.04. Volume was 492,000 shares, trouncing a daily average of 59,000.