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2 Nasdaq Stocks Getting Noticed Heading Into the Weekend

2 Nasdaq Stocks Getting Noticed Heading Into the Weekend

The stock market had a tough session on Friday, as investors worried about the looming possibility of a U.S. government default on its sovereign debt. As of 2 p.m. ET, the Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX: ^IXIC) was leading other major benchmarks lower, falling about 0.6%. First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR) and News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS) gave their investors some positive things to think about, and that helped lift their shares dramatically.