Tesla was the busiest symbol at TradeStation Securities in October, keeping the No. 1 spot for the fourth straight month.
The rankings were little changed this month. Traders continued to focus more on individual stocks than index-based products. Chinese electric-car maker Nio (NIO) reentered the top 10 and small-cap biotechnology stock Pacific Biosciences (PACB) made the list for the first time.
Here’s a complete rundown for October:
- Tesla (TSLA): The electric-car maker maintained its top position for the fourth straight month.
- Amazon.com (AMZN): The e-commerce giant held its spot from September.
- Apple (AAPL): The iPhone maker remained No. 3.
- ProShares UltraPro QQQ (TQQQ): The kept fourth place .
- SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY): The market-tracking fund rose one position from the previous month.
- Nio (NIO): The Chinese electric-car maker rose five spots to reenter the top 10.
- General Electric (GE): The industrial stock moved up from No. 12 in September.
- Pacific Biosciences (PACB): The genetic-sequencing company surged from 341st the previous month.
- Advanced Micro Devices (AMD): The semiconductor company held its position between September and October.
- Zoom Video Communications (ZM): The video-conferencing stock edged down from fifth place.
The following symbols exited the top 10:
- Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ): The Nasdaq-tracking ETF slipped from seventh in September to 11th in October.
- Nvidia (NVDA): The semiconductor stock slid from eighth in September to 14th in October.
- Nikola (NKLA): The electric-vehicle company slid from 10th place in September to 46th in October.