Yamana Gold and Ocwen are big market movers

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Posted: Dec 26, 2014 4:24 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

NYSE

Barrick Gold Corp., up 27 cents to $10.58

The rise in the price of gold lifted shares of the gold and copper miner.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., up 60 cents to $23.51

The miner and oil and gas company said a test of a Louisiana well was successful.

Ocwen Financial Corp., down 56 cents to $14.32

A $150 million settlement, announced Monday, continued to weigh on shares of the subprime mortgage company.

RadioShack Corp., down 1 cent to 38 cents

The Department of Labor is investigating how the consumer electronics retailer manages its employee retirement plan.

Yamana Gold Inc., up 14 cents to $4.03

A rise in the price of gold lifted shares of the gold miner.

Nasdaq

Silver Standard Resources Inc., up 24 cents to $4.90

An increase in the price of silver lifted the silver miner's shares.

Tesla Motors Inc., up $5.56 to $227.82

The electric car company upgraded its older Roadster model, promising more miles per charge.

Virgin America Inc., up $2.42 to $43.42

Several financial firms have recommended the airline's stock recently.

Cytokinetics Inc. (CYTK), up 67 cents to $6.50

The biotechnology company will continue developing a muscle-weakness treatment with partner Astellas Pharma.