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Tickers in this Article: CSC, JIVE, BSFT, SYKE, AOL, SNCR, MR
The Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 is up 0.4% and the Dow has risen 0.6% after the morning's trading. The technology sector is a category of stocks relating to the research, development and/or distribution of technologically based goods and services. This sector contains businesses revolving around the manufacturing of electronics, creation of software, computers or products and services relating to information technology. The technology sector offers a wide arrange of products and services for both customers and other businesses. Consumer goods like personal computers, stereos and televisions are continually improved and upgraded, offering the latest technology to all users. Businesses receive information and services from software and database systems, which allow the companies to make strategic business decisions.

The Technology sector (XLK) has increased 0.3% so far today and here are its biggest movers:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Computer (NYSE:CSC)$4.89 billion+16.2%
Jive Software (Nasdaq:JIVE)$697.5 million+15.6%
BroadSoft (Nasdaq:BSFT)$1.02 billion-13.4%
Sykes Enterprises (Nasdaq:SYKE)$620.3 million+13%
AOL (NYSE:AOL)$3.37 billion+10.8%
Synchronoss Technologies (Nasdaq:SNCR)$800.5 million-7%
Mindray Medical International Ltd (NYSE:MR)$4 billion-6.3%
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After a big jump of 16.2%, Computer (NYSE:CSC) is trading at $36.57 per share. The company's volume is currently 2.1 million shares for the day, two times its current daily average.

Jive Software (Nasdaq:JIVE) is trading at $12.95 per share, a significant rise of 15.6%. The company's volume for the day so far is 2.4 million shares.

BroadSoft (Nasdaq:BSFT) is currently trading at $31.87 per share, after a steep drop of 13.4%. The company's volume is currently 2.2 million shares for the day, whereas yesterday, volume was only 842,433 shares.

Sykes Enterprises (Nasdaq:SYKE) has soared 13% to reach a current price of $15.98 per share. This morning, the company is trading a volume of 214,729 shares. This is 1.3 times the current three-month average.

After a big jump of 10.8%, AOL (NYSE:AOL) is trading at $39.68 per share. The company's volume is currently three million shares for the day, 2.5 times the current daily average.

Synchronoss Technologies (Nasdaq:SNCR) has decreased to $19.16 per share, a 7% fall. The company is currently trading a volume of 164,149 shares.

Mindray Medical International Ltd (NYSE:MR) is trading at $32.37 per share, down 6.3%. This morning, 536,762 shares have been traded, more than yesterday's 498,283 shares.

The Bottom Line On any given day, a particular stock may see positive or negative change in its share price. 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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