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  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 6 percent to $132.17 with 67,034,000 shares traded. Biocept Inc. rose 54.1 percent to $3.39 with 33,310,800 shares traded. Comcast Corp. rose 1.6 percent to $59.17 with 19,817,100 shares traded.

  • Feb 24- Domino's Pizza Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that fell short of Wall Street's estimate, as higher costs took some of the shine off better-than-expected sales at established restaurants. While companies such as McDonald's Corp have warned that minimum wage increases and other labor-related costs would squeeze profits in 2015, Domino's...

  • *European shares supported by Greek deal. NEW YORK, Feb 24- The dollar edged lower and bond yields fell after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday it would be several months before the Fed expects to raise interest rates, while European equity markets gained after Greece produced a list of proposed economic reforms.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. In prepared remarks to the Senate Banking Committee released at 10 a.m. ET, Yellen described how the Fed's rate-setting policy committee will likely proceed in coming months in an effort to increase the Fed's flexibility and mute potential market reaction as the central bank approaches its "liftoff" date. "They're trying to give themselves...

  • Comcast meets 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:58 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA _ Comcast Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.93 billion. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 77 cents per share. Comcast shares have climbed slightly since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 2.5 percent.

  • Grain higher livestock mostly lower Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery unchanged at $5.04 a bushel; May corn was 7.75 cents higher at $3.9450 a bushel; May oats were unchanged at $2.72 a bushel; while May soybeans surged 21.5 cents to $10.23 a bushel. April live cattle was. 60 cent lower at $1.4650 a pound; March feeder cattle...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Feb 24- The dollar edged lower and bond yields fell after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday it would be several months before the Fed expects to raise interest rates, while European equity markets gained after Greece produced a list of proposed economic reforms. "It's pretty evenhanded," said Thomas Simons, money market...

  • *Barclays move prompted by Moody's downgrade. LONDON, Feb 24- Barclays will remove Russian foreign currency debt from its global bond indexes, putting it off-limits for many international investors, after Moody's became the second agency to downgrade the country's credit rating to junk. "The downgrade does signal more limited access and higher costs for hard...

  • *Greece relief hurts safe-haven debt. Treasuries prices edged lower on Tuesday, giving back some of Monday's gains on uncertainty ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before the Senate and reduced appetite for safe-haven assets on greater relief over Greece. Yellen will give the central bank's semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the...

  • Apple and Valeant are big market movers Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., up $25.49 to $198.75. Darden Restaurants Inc., up 38 cents to $62.59.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- The Nasdaq ended higher on Monday for a ninth straight day following gains in Apple, while the Dow and S&P 500 eased off recent record highs as lower oil prices dragged down energy shares. Nasdaq's winning run was its longest since September 2010, putting the index closer to its 5,132.52 all-time intraday high, reached in March 2000 just before the...

  • U.S. stocks are edging mostly lower as the market pulls back from an all-time high reached last week. Energy shares were among the biggest decliners Monday as the price of oil fell. The price of oil fell for the fourth day running, giving up $1.36 to close at $49.45 a barrel in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. Yellen will testify before Congress on Tuesday in a semiannual address on the economy and monetary policy to the Senate Banking Committee. "We did have a pretty meaningful sell-off," said Jonathan Lewis, chief investment officer at New York- based Samson Capital Advisors.

  • ST. LOUIS— Shares of Express Scripts Holding Co. traded higher in extended trading Monday after the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager reported better-than-expected quarterly results. Express Scripts earned $581.8 million, or 79 cents per share, compared with $501.9 million, or 63 cents per share. Express Scripts forecast a profit of $1.07 to $1.11...

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell. 7 percent to $33.85 with 22,428,700 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. fell 1.1 percent to $16.20 with 69,059,000 shares traded.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    American Realty Capital Properties Inc. rose 3.3 percent to $9.75 with 20,744,800 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 2.7 percent to $133.00 with 66,495,800 shares traded. Biocept Inc. rose 51.7 percent to $2.20 with 20,900,800 shares traded.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. stocks were down slightly in midday trading Monday as lower oil prices dragged down energy shares, pulling the Dow and S&P 500 off recent record levels. Oil prices fell, with WTI crude off $1.30 at $49.50 a barrel on oversupply concerns and a stronger dollar, pushing the S&P energy index down 0.6 percent. Investors were also reluctant to make big...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. stocks edged lower in morning trading Monday amid weakness in oil prices, after a conditional agreement by euro zone finance ministers to extend Greece's bailout sent the Dow and S&P to record levels last week. Investors were also reluctant to make big bets before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's semiannual testimony on the economy and...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. stocks slipped from all-time highs on Monday, pulled lower by a sharp drop in crude oil prices, while European shares rallied on the conditional financial rescue for Greece hammered out at the end of last week. Yields on low-rated euro zone government bonds fell as the agreement reached late Friday eased concerns that Greece would leave the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. Yellen will testify before Congress on Tuesday in a semiannual address on the economy and monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee. "They don't have to hike in June, they don't have to hike in September, they hike when they need to hike," said George Goncalves, head of U.S. rates strategy at Nomura Securities International in New York, in...