Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
Wells Fargo & Co., up $1.05 at $25.60
The bank's quarterly profit increased because losses from failed loans continued to decline, and it made more loans to businesses and consumers.
Boston Scientific Corp., up 33 cents at $6.30
The medical device maker returned to a profit in the third quarter thanks to lower restructuring costs, even as revenue declined.
Delta Air Lines Inc., up $1.27 at $12.97
The airline posted a profit in the third quarter and expects to repeat that in the last three months of the year.
Marshall & Ilsley Corp., down 71 cents at $6.24 The financial services company trimmed its quarterly loss, but results fell short of Wall Street expectations.
Rare Element Resources Ltd., up $1.24 at $12.74
The North American rare earths producer got a boost after reports that China will cut exports of the exotic metals used in high-tech goods.
Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc., down $9.46 at $11.03
The FDA declined to approve the company's diabetes drug candidate Bydureon because of concern about side effects, a major setback for the drug developer.
Yahoo Inc., up 31 cents at $15.80 Shares moved higher after the Internet company's third-quarter results, even though revenue growth was less than 2 percent.
Cree Inc., down $2.92 at $50.08
The LED lighting maker's revenue increased 59 percent in its July-August quarter, but growth fell short of Wall Street and company forecasts.