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LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The trading session on Monday, March 31, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,457.66, up 0.82% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,198.99, up 1.04%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.79% higher at 1,872.34. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors finished higher. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which attracted the most attention and traded the most shares during the session. These include Gold Fields Ltd (NYSE: GFI), MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA), BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT) and SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE: SD). Free technical research on GFI, MA, BBT and SD can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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On Monday, Gold Fields Ltd's shares recorded heavy trading as a total of 5.89 million shares changed hands, which is at par with their three-month average volume. The stock traded at an intraday trading range of $3.66 and $3.89, before closing the day at $3.69, down 5.38%. Gold Fields Ltd's shares have declined 4.16% in the past three trading sessions and have traded flat in the last one month, while the stock has gained 15.31% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.58% in the previous one month, while the S&P 500 gained 0.69% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-days and 200-day moving averages of $3.78 and $4.46, respectively. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 49.31. Sign up today to read free research on GFI at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/628-GFI-01Apr2014.pdf

MasterCard Inc.'s shares saw heavy trading as a total of 5.84 million shares changed hands on Monday, as compared with the three-month average volume of 7.39 million shares. The stock ended the day at $74.70, up 2.02% and at an intraday range of $73.50 and $74.87. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 28.56. The company's shares have advanced 1.34% in the previous three trading sessions, while the same has fallen by 3.89% in the last one month and 10.59% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index went up by 0.68% in the previous three trading sessions, while the S&P 500 advanced 1.07% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average. MasterCard Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $77.22 is above its 200-day moving average of $70.75. The stock has an RSI of 36.03. Sign up today to read free research on MA at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/628-MA-01Apr2014.pdf


Shares in BB&T Corp. recorded heavy trading as a total of 6.08 million shares changed hands, against a three-month average volume of 3.99 million shares. On Monday, the stock finished the day at $40.17, up 0.85% and at an intraday range of $39.98 and $40.41. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 13.66. BB&T Corp.'s shares have gained 6.27% in the last one month and 7.64% on YTD basis, while the same has declined 0.89% in the past three trading sessions. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index mapped a gain of 2.15% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 gained 1.30% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $38.29 and $35.71, respectively. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 59.37. Sign up today to read free research on BBT at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/628-BBT-01Apr2014.pdf


Shares in SandRidge Energy Inc. saw heavy trading as a total of 6.07 million shares were exchanged, against a three-month average volume of 9.57 million shares. On Monday, the stock closed the day at $6.14, down 2.07% and with an intraday fluctuation between $6.13 and $6.32. SandRidge Energy Inc.'s shares have lost 0.16% in the past three trading sessions and 4.81% in the last one month, while the stock has advanced 1.15% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index gained 2.28% in the previous one month, while the S&P 500 advanced 0.69% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average. SandRidge Energy Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $6.31 is above its 200-day moving average of $5.79. The company's shares have an RSI of 48.02. Sign up today to read free research on SD at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/628-SD-01Apr2014.pdf


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