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NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 46 or 1.4 percent, to $33.08. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $48.80.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose 1.4 percent to $33.08 with 15,921,300 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. fell. 1 percent to $12.96 with 21,345,400 shares traded.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose. 8 percent to $2.65 with 27,843,800 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose. 7 percent to $124.24 with 45,918,300 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. fell 1.0 percent to $22.40 with 34,520,300 shares traded.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $46.86. DuPont Co. fell$. 42 or. 6 percent, to $71.61.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell $1.42 or. 9 percent, to $149.68. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 02 or percent, to $81.30.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $57.68. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 31 or 1.1 percent, to $28.16.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies are down at 10 a.m.:. CVS Health Corp. fell$. 52 or. 5 percent, to $102.21. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 58 or. 7 percent, to $82.87.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 17 or 1.5 percent, to $11.53. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 24 or 1.1 percent, to $22.72.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $32.71. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $48.77.
March 26- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental lead drug was more effective than a placebo in a mid-stage study in patients with a form of fatty liver disease. Several drugmakers, including Gilead Sciences Inc, Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc and France's Genfit SA, are in the race to develop treatments. Conatus estimates that about 2 million...
March 26- Hong Kong shares finished lower on Thursday in line with most Asian markets, which dropped due to tension in the Middle East and losses on Wall Street. But oil giants CNOOC and PetroChina bucked the trend, rising 1.5 percent and 0.9 percent respectively, as oil prices shot up nearly 6 percent after Saudi Arabia and Gulf Arab allies started air strikes...
SHANGHAI, March 26- Shares in China and Hong Kong edged higher on Thursday as oil prices bounced, pushing up energy shares. Oil companies including PetroChina, and Offshore Oil Engineering rose, while China CNR Corp and CSR Corp Ltd surged on expectations of imminent merger of the two train-making giants. "After consecutive sessions of rises, fluctuations are...
*Asia under pressure as tech stocks drag on Wall St. *Oil up as Saudi Arabia launches military strikes on Yemen rebels. A dearth of economic data in Asia meant the path of least resistance was lower and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.5 percent.
*Asia under pressure as tech stocks drag on Wall St. SYDNEY, March 26- Asian shares slipped on Thursday as losses on Wall Street and soft U.S. economic data soured sentiment, while the dollar's bull run looked to have stalled for the time being. A dearth of economic data in Asia meant the path of least resistance was lower and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific...
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were down at the close of trading:. CVS Health Corp. fell $1.76 or 1.7 percent, to $102.73. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 61 or. 7 percent, to $83.45.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 38 or. 8 percent, to $46.83. DuPont Co. fell $1.57 or 2.1 percent, to $72.03.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 78 or 1.3 percent, to $57.47. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 37 or 1.3 percent, to $27.85.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were down at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 45 or 1.4 percent, to $32.62. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 68 or 1.4 percent, to $48.73.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc., up $3.03 to $31.86. Lexmark International Inc., up $2.48 to $43.27.
March 25- Red Hat Inc, the world's largest commercial distributor of the Linux operating system, reported revenue and profit that beat estimates, as the company benefits from higher demand for open-source software and its cloud-based products. Shares of Red Hat, whose customers include Adobe Systems Inc and Verizon Communications Inc, rose 4.5 percent in...