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Tickers in this Article: MMR, PXP, CIE, EXXI, FGP, TSO, IOC
After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has declined 1%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.1% and the Dow has increased 0.2%.

These are the biggest movers in the Oil and Gas Operations sector (DIG) (+1.1%):
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Mcmoran (NYSE:MMR).37 billion+81.5%
Plains Exploration & Production (NYSE:PXP).65 billion+25.9%
Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE).76 billion+14.5%
Energy (Nasdaq:EXXI).49 billion+5.6%
Ferrellgas Partners (NYSE:FGP).46 billion-4.4%
Tesoro (NYSE:TSO).73 billion-3.9%
InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC).54 billion+2.9%
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Mcmoran (NYSE:MMR) has soared 81.5% to reach a current price of $15.35 per share. This morning, the company is trading a volume of 59.3 million shares.

After a big jump of 25.9%, Plains Exploration & Production (NYSE:PXP) is trading at $45.39 per share. The company's volume is currently 35.8 million shares for the day, above yesterday's volume of two million shares.

Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE) is currently at $27.23 per share after a dramatic increase of 14.5%. The company's volume for the day so far is 3.6 million shares. This is 2.8 times its current three-month average.

Energy (Nasdaq:EXXI) has moved up 5.6% and is currently trading at $33.10 per share. At 1.9 million shares, the company's volume so far today is 1.1 times the average daily volume.

At $17.62, Ferrellgas Partners (NYSE:FGP) has slipped 4.4%. The company is currently trading a volume of 104,416 shares.

Tesoro (NYSE:TSO) is trading at $39.20 per share, down 3.9%. This morning, 2.1 million shares have been traded,.

Rising 2.9%, InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) is currently trading at $54.01 per share. This morning, the company is trading a volume of 231,746 shares. This is 0.3 times the average volume over the last three months.

The Bottom Line No matter the economic climate, Wall Street will always have stocks that make major moves each week. Daily stock performance should be weighed against historical performance and put in context of the market overall. Keep in mind that all these ratios should be compared against historical numbers and industry information in order to get a more complete picture.

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