A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Novavax logo in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020.
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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
Rocket Companies — The online mortgage provider’s stock price skyrocketed more than 21%, on track for its best day ever, in a surprising move on no apparent new news. Rocket has large short bets placed against it by hedge funds and appears to have garnered some bullish interest from day traders on Reddit’s WallStreetBets.
Novavax — Shares of Novavax slipped more than 15% after missing on the top and bottom lines of its…