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GT Advanced Technologies Inc Shares Rebound From Monday's Collapse


Shares of GT Advanced Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: GTAT) plunged nearly 90 percent on Monday and closed at $0.80. The company announced shortly after the market open that it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection.

Shares rebounded on Tuesday and traded as high as $1.49 in early morning action on heavy volume. Shortly after 11 a.m., more than 94 million shares traded hands, substantially higher than an average daily volume of just over 14 million.

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The move higher could be attributed to a short squeeze, or traders reacting positively to an analyst report from Susquehanna that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) may be a creditor in GT Advanced bankruptcy filing.

GT Advanced Technologies traded recently at $1.39, up 73 percent on the day.


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