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NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies are down at 10 a.m.:. CVSCaremark fell$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $80.83. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 55 or. 7 percent, to $74.30.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 47 or. 4 percent, to $125.47. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $75.91.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $31.49. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 34 or. 9 percent, to $36.77.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $16.85. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 31 or 1.2 percent, to $25.28.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $34.80. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $48.85.
NEW YORK, Sept 12- Shares of Netflix Inc rose modestly in premarket trading on Friday after Barclays upgraded the online movie renter to "equal weight" from "underweight," citing the benefit of overseas expansion.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 48 or. 9 percent, to $52.88. DuPont Co. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $65.13.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $34.85. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $49.01.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Men's Wearhouse Inc., down $1.62 to $52.25. Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc., down $2.06 to $79.99.
NEW YORK, Sept 11- Small- and mid-cap shares were outperforming the major U.S. stocks indexes on Thursday, boosted by shares of JDS Uniphase Corp and GT Advanced Technologies Inc.. JDS Uniphase shares were up 10.2 percent, giving the mid-cap index its biggest boost.
NEW YORK, Sept 11- U.S. stocks were down slightly in late afternoon trading on Thursday following a decline in biotechnology shares, but gains in financials helped to limit the day's losses. Shares of JPMorgan Chase were up 0.8 percent, while shares of Bank of America were up 1.1 percent, the two biggest positives on the S&P 500..
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 59 or 1.1 percent, to $52.77. DuPont Co. fell$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $65.03.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 32 or. 3 percent, to $125.85. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $76.25.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AK Steel Holding Corp. rose 3.3 percent to $9.38 with 47,215,000 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. rose 1.3 percent to $16.57 with 104,661,900 shares traded.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $34.71. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $48.92.
Apple Inc. fell. 9 percent to $100.11 with 31,488,000 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 2 percent to $77.57 with 18,907,700 shares traded. FireEye Inc. rose 4.7 percent to $36.49 with 11,463,000 shares traded.
NEW YORK, Sept 11- Shares of Five Below, Men's Wearhouse and Restoration Hardware were lower on Thursday following results and forecasts. Shares of Restoration Hardware were down 2.8 percent, a day after it cut its full-year sales forecast. Five Below shares were down 0.9 percent after it said it expects current-quarter sales to be flat to slightly positive.
Shares of Nabors Industries dipped 2.4 percent and shares of Chesapeake Energy fell 2.1 percent. "If you look at the price action it the energy/commodity space, the market seems to be tracking that pretty closely," said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities in New York.
NEW YORK— The stock market is moving lower at midday as shares of energy companies slip. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 34 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,033 as of noon Eastern time Thursday. Nabors Industries lost 2.1 percent.
NEW YORK, Sept 11- Taminco Corp shares were up 11 percent on Thursday after Eastman Chemical Co said it will acquire the specialty chemical company. Eastman Chemical's offer of $26 per share represents an 8.9 percent premium to Taminco's Wednesday close.