10 Unusual Stocks Attracting Huge Interest This Morning

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U.S. stock futures are lower this morning after a mixed night in Asia and bad start to the day in Europe.That being said, markets are back a bit from where they were earlier on the back of a MUCH better than expected ADP report.

BEAT EARNINGS: Mosaic's quarterly profit and revenue beat analyst expectations

BUYOUT: Atheros Communications shares higher on Qualcomm acquisition, trading stopped

SURGE: Qualcomm trading volume up on Atheros acquisition and analyst rating upgrades

COMMERCIALIZATION AGREEMENT: Xoma Limited down in the pre-market following deal with Les Laboratories Servier

LEASE DEALS: DryShips coming back down after surge yesterday on deal with Cairn Energy and Petrobras Tanzania worth combined $590 million

ANALYST UPGRADE: Shares of TCF Financial coming back down after Deutsche Bank upgrades to buy

NEW MICROCHIPS: Shares of Advanced Micro Devices were up on roll out of new power-efficient chips, Atheros deal

JOINT VENTURE: Intel lower in pre-market after rising yesterday on healthcare joint venture with GE

DEBT DEAL: Borders seeks bill extension from suppliers

PRE-MARKET SURGE: Qiao Xing Universal Resources up 30% in the pre-market

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