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LONDON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The trading session on Thursday, March 27, 2014 ended on a lower note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,264.23, down 0.03% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,151.23, down 0.54%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.19% lower at 1,849.04. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. During the session, Information Technology, Financials, and Consumer Discretionary sectors exerted a drag, while some positive momentum was observed in the Telecommunication Services, Energy, and Utilities sectors. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which attracted the most attention and traded the most shares during the session. These include Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP), Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Nokia OYJ (NYSE: NOK). Free technical research on ODP, TWTR, SPLS and NOK can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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Office Depot Inc.'s shares reported trading volume as a total of 7.35 million shares changed hands on Thursday, as compared with the three-month average volume of 11.21 million shares. The stock ended the day at $4.07, up 0.49% and at an intraday range of $4.02 and $4.14. Office Depot Inc.'s shares have declined 2.86% in the previous three trading sessions and 19.09% in the last one month, while the shares lost 23.06% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index have fallen by 3.98% in the last one month, while the S&P 500 has fallen by 0.28% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $4.84 and $4.77, respectively. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 25.20. Sign up today to read free research on ODP at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/554-ODP-28Mar2014.pdf


On Thursday, Twitter Inc.'s shares recorded heavy trading volume as a total of 15.45 million shares changed hands, as compared with the three-month average volume of 18.83 million shares. The stock traded at an intraday trading range of $43.31 and $46.40 before closing the day at $46.32, up 4.25%. Twitter Inc.'s shares have declined 5.02% in the previous three trading sessions, 16.94% in the last one month, and 27.23% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a loss of 1.21% in the previous three trading sessions, while the S&P 500 has fallen by 0.45% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average of $56.32. The stock is has an RSI of 24.72. Sign up today to read free research on TWTR at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/554-TWTR-28Mar2014.pdf


Shares in Staples Inc. recorded heavy trading volume as a total of 11.18 million shares changed hands, against a three-month average volume of 10.80 million shares. On Thursday, the stock finished the day at $11.05, down 1.43% and at an intraday range of $11.04 and $11.28. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 9.44. Staples Inc.'s shares have declined 5.07% in the previous three trading sessions, 17.78% in the last one month, and 30.46% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index declined 3.78% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 advanced 0.41% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $12.81 and $14.93, respectively. The company's shares have an RSI of 32.61. Sign up today to read free research on SPLS at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/554-SPLS-28Mar2014.pdf


On Thursday, shares in Nokia OYJ saw heavy trading volume as a total of 15.47 million shares were exchanged, against a three-month average volume of 21.00 million shares. On Thursday, the stock closed the day at $7.27, down 0.55% and with an intraday fluctuation between $7.21 and $7.31. Nokia OYJ's shares have advanced 0.69% in the past three trading sessions, while the same have lost 5.46% in the last one month and 10.36% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index declined 1.19% in the last one month, while the S&P 500 has fallen by 0.28% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $6.36. The company's shares have an RSI of 42.65. Sign up today to read free research on NOK at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/554-NOK-28Mar2014.pdf


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