The Nasdaq had another strong day, gaining 2.53% to close at 1,898.95, up 46.92, despite Motorola's report Tuesday of its first quarterly loss in 15 years and an 11% drop in first-quarter revenue, which was worse than analysts expected.
Among agencies, shares of MarchFirst continued to rise, helped by reports of an agreement to sell McKinney & Silver to France's Havas Advertising. MarchFirst shares rose to 181.82%, up 20 cents to close at 31 cents; American Depository Receipt shares of Havas rose 0.5% to close up 6 cents at $12. -- Mercedes Cardona
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