Extreme Trading: AIG Hits a High … and More!

Bailed-out insurance firm AIG hit a 52-week high Friday as the government announced additional details of its plan to sell its stake in the company and private investors said they were buying the stock.


Shares of Starbucks hit a 52-week high this week. The coffee vendor has been in a dispute with Kraft. Starbucks says it plans to expand its supermarket offerings.


Shares of Tenet Healthcare skyrocketed more than 50 percent Friday after Community Health Systems offered to buy the company.
Shares of the owner of Food Emporium and other grocery chains got positively destroyed Friday, losing 65 percent on reports that it would file for bankruptcy.
Pharmaceutical company Orexigen, which makes obesity drugs, saw shares jump more than 50 percent this week after it received a favorable ruling from the Food and Drug Administration.
Shares of women's outfitter The Talbots fell 23 percent Tuesday after the company said it might take a loss in the fourth quarter.
The price of oil hit $90 a barrel this week, raising the possibility of additional strains on consumers.

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