Updated from 2:32 p.m. EST with new stock pricesSmall-cap stocks started Thursday with a loss, but recently bounced back into positive territory, mirroring action by the broader market. Houston's ExpressJet ( XJT) joined other airlines in soaring 9.6% to $2.29 on news that October airline traffic rose 4% to 64.1 million domestic and international passengers over the same month in 2006. The increase keeps the industry on pace to reach record passenger levels for 2007. Meanwhile, shares of BankAtlantic ( BBX) leapt up 14.2% to $3.85 after Fox Pitt upgraded the Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based bank holding company to outperform from in line. Eddie Bauer ( EBHI) shares ventured up 35.5% to $6.19 on news of improved fourth-quarter sales. The Redmond, Wash.-based clothing retailer posted a 4.8% increase in total year-over-year same-store sales, or sales from stores open at least a year. Eddie Bauer also announced total preliminary net merchandise sales of $378 million, up from $365 million in 2006. On the losing side, Electronics for Imaging ( EFII), a Foster City, Calif.-based provider of printer-related products and services, plummeted 31% to $13.22. BMO Capital Markets and Collins Stewart piled on to last night's earnings forecast-related losses by downgrading the company to outperform from market perform and to sell from market perform, respectively. Synaptics ( SYNA) also tumbled on a downgrade. AmTech Research cut the Santa Clara, Calif.-based maker of user interfaces for digital lifestyle products to neutral from buy. Shares dropped 14.9% to $32.71.