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Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases


NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading:

Arkansas Best Corp. : Approximately 4,295,200 shares changed hands, a 1,369.7 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares rose $4.18 or 39.6 percent to $14.73.

BMC Software Inc. : Approximately 33,804,800 shares changed hands, a 1,669.6 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares remained unchanged at $45.42.

Bluefly Inc. : Approximately 90,600 shares changed hands, a 803.9 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares fell $.09 or 19.5 percent to $.37.

Idera Pharmaceutical : Approximately 1,115,300 shares changed hands, a 878.6 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares rose $.08 or 13.9 percent to $.65.

Linn Energy LLC : Approximately 17,281,800 shares changed hands, a 894.6 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares fell $1.96 or 5.2 percent to $35.75.

Orbotech Ltd. : Approximately 465,600 shares changed hands, a 1,622.8 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares fell $.24 or 2.3 percent to $9.98.

Tandy Brands Accessories Inc. : Approximately 737,000 shares changed hands, a 1,272.2 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares rose $.15 or 25.4 percent to $.74.

VirtualScopics Inc. : Approximately 132,700 shares changed hands, a 820.7 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares fell $.01 or 1.7 percent to $.53.

Xenith Bancshares : Approximately 46,500 shares changed hands, a 799.6 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares rose $.51 or 9.6 percent to $5.80.

YRC Worldwide Inc. : Approximately 2,512,000 shares changed hands, a 1,109.0 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares rose $4.49 or 41.0 percent to $15.44.


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