A number of Bay Area stocks were up on early morning trading today, led by SunPower Corporation (SPWR) with close to a 4 percent in value per share and VMware, Inc. (VMW) with more than a 5 percent jump. LSI Corporation (LSI) and Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) were also up, both hitting close to a 3 percent increase.
After leading the pack of increases Friday morning, Network Appliance, Inc. (NTAP) was near the bottom of the list this morning with a drop of just more than 3.5 percent. Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) and NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) also dropped in price, each more than 4 percent.
Continuing high-volume trading, Yahoo moved more than 25.66 million shares, more than 5 million more than the next-highest volume, LSI Corporation (LSI). Approximately 14.1 million shares of Intel Corporation (INTC) stock also exchanged hands.
Stocks in clothing giant Gap Inc. (GPS) were down this morning after reports surfaced that children in New Delhi had allegedly been forced to work in sweatshop conditions embroidering the company’s logo on clothing, according to CNNMoney.com.