Morning stock check: Google up, SanDisk down

For the second straight day, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) is up in early trading this morning with its shares up more than 6 percent. Also trading up among major Bay Area companies is Internet search engine giant Google Inc. (GOOG) with shares up more than 1 percent.

Dropping in share value this morning is SanDisk Corp. (SNDK), a Milipitas computer memory company. Shares for SanDisk are down more than 9 percent. Shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) are also down more than 4.5 percent.

The businesses with the most shares changing hands are Intel Corp. (INTC) and Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) with volume at 17.98 million and 14.81 million, respectively.

Overall the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index is down more than 200 points this morning.

In other business news, shares of Advanced Micro Devices are falling after the company reported a third-quarter loss, according to Forbes. The Associated Press is also reporting that Google's third-quarter profit increased by nearly 50 percent.

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