Today's Lists at Stockpickr: Sept. 9

Here's what stood out in the market today.
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- After the market close, Stockpickr updates a series of portfolios called Today's Lists with information from that trading day. It's a useful tool for getting a quick picture of how the market moved that day.

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Here's a sampling of what made Today's Lists today, Sept. 9:

52-Week Highs

:

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

hit a new high Wednesday of $174.47 in anticipation of its product event, but it later dipped and closed down 1% at $171.14. Wednesday's announcement saw the introduction of new iTunes software and a video iPod Nano as well as the return of

CEO Steve Jobs

to the stage.

For more stocks making new highs today, including

Starbucks

(SBUX) - Get Report

and

Kohl's

(KSS) - Get Report

, check out the

52-Week Highs

list.

Biggest % Gainers

:

Vivus

(VVUS) - Get Report

soared by more than 70% to $11.80 on

study results

for obesity drug Qnexa.

Another big gainer today was

Fortress Investment Group

, which rose 19% to $5.32 after receiving an upgrade to overweight from Barclays. Barclays also increased its price target on the stock, from $3 to $9.

For more stocks on the rise, including

Delta Petroleum

(DPTR)

and

JDA Software

(JDAS)

, check out the

Biggest % Gainers

list.

Unusual Options Activity

: Stocks experiencing unusually high options activity included

Allergan

(AGN) - Get Report

and

Dendreon

(DNDN)

.

Analyst Upgrades

: Citigroup upgraded

Capital One

(COF) - Get Report

to buy from hold with a $44 price target. Bernstein Research upped its rating on

eBay

(EBAY) - Get Report

to outperform with a $28 price target, citing a turn in its marketplaces business and improving sales of used cars.

For more ratings increases, including

MasterCard

(MA) - Get Report

and

Wynn Resorts

(WYNN) - Get Report

, check out the

Analyst Upgrades

list.

Analyst Downgrades

: Argus Research bumped

Kraft

(KFT)

to a hold rating from buy and removed the stock from its focus list on concerns regarding its attempted

acquisition

of

Cadbury

(CBY)

.

For more ratings decreases, including

Palm

(PALM)

, check out the

Analyst Downgrades

list.

See

all of Today's Lists here

, including

Cramer's "Lightning Round"

,

Rising on Unusual Volume

and the

Biggest % Losers

.

-- Written by Rebecca Corvino in New York.