Among the stock activity stories for Tuesday, Sept. 29, from AP Financial News:

NEW YORK (AP) ¿ Shares of MCG Capital Corp. surged to an annual high after an analyst upgraded shares of the commercial finance company and said it should soon be in a position to reinstate its dividend.

NEW YORK (AP) ¿ Shares of Thomas & Betts Corp. rose after an analyst upgraded the maker of electrical components, saying the stock is attractively priced.

NEW YORK (AP) ¿ Shares of RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. surged to a new year-high after the company reported positive data from a preclinical study of its prospective multiple sclerosis treatment RGN-352.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) ¿ Shares of MBIA Inc. fell a day after Standard & Poor's Ratings Services cut the bond insurer's ratings to junk status.
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