Stocks took a hard left turn to yesterday's sell off, jumping more than 0.5 percent thanks to a surge in crude oil. The energy sector was the best performer on Wall Street. Small-cap Alliance Fiber Optic Products (AFOP) surged after display screen manufacturer Corning (GLW) agreed to an acquisition. Twitter (TWTR) has named two new additions to its board. The social network said PepsiCo (PEP) chief financial officer Hugh Johnston and LastMinute.com founder Martha Lane Fox would join the board effective immediately. DepoMed (DEPO) jumped after activist investor Starboard Value disclosed a 9.8% stake. The firm, now the drugmaker's third-largest shareholder, called into question its corporate governance and questionable capital allocation decisions.
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