Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Facebook fell below $30 a share for the first time after the social-networking giant said it was in discussion to buy the Oslo-based Opera Software. Analysts said competition from Google and others could push the price of any deal above $1 billion . Separately, investors piled into facebook options on their first day of trading, making it the busiest debut ever in the options market.
Gold stocks fell, including Goldcorp ,Barrick Gold , Newmont Mining and SPDR Gold Shares as gold fell another $16.
Vail Resorts rose after a Stifel Nicolaus analyst raised his rating on the stock to "buy" from "hold" and set a $53 a share price target, saying its recent dip offers investors a chance to buy it up ahead of the next ski season.
Coal stocks moved higher, including Peabody Energy ,Consol Energy ,AlphaNatural Resources ,Walter Energy and Cliffs Natural Resources after Goldman Sachs raised its coverage view for the sector to "attractive" after a recent pullback in coal prices.
Chesapeake Energy jumped after the head of New York’s state pension fund urged shareholders to withhold votes to re-elect two members of the company’s board . On Friday, activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed he had taken a 7.6 percent stake in the company.Page 1 of 2 | Next Page