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  • Final Glance: Insurance companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Aflac Inc. fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $61.24. MBIA fell$. 09 or. 9 percent, to $10.35. XL Group PLC fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $34.07.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 21 or 1.3 percent, to $16.35. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 51 or 1.7 percent, to $29.73. ManpowerGroup fell$. 94 or 1.2 percent, to $77.33.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 27 or. 2 percent, to $120.97. Target fell$. 44 or. 7 percent, to $60.35. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $75.90.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Bank of the James Financial Group: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.4 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Canterbury Park: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Citizens First Corp.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume.

  • Final Glance: Computer companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apple Inc s rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $102.25. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $37.99. International Business Machines Corp. fell$. 25 or. 1 percent, to $192.00.

  • Final Glance: Drugstore companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drugstore companies were down at the close of trading:. Rite Aid fell$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.32. Walgreen fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $60.47.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Strategic Income Portfolio: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 98.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 05 or. 3 percent to $14.55.

  • Final Glance: Machinery companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Caterpillar rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $108.65. Deere& Co. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $83.97. Terex fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $37.24.

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. rose$. 29 or. 1 percent, to $538.77. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $64.31. Best Buy rose$. 55 or 1.7 percent, to $32.24.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    eBay fell$. 49 or. 9 percent, to $55.43. Groupon Inc. rose$. 11 or 1.7 percent, to $6.64. LinkedIn Corp. fell$. 94 or. 4 percent, to $223.26.

  • Business Highlights Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:57 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.

  • Car parts distributor Transtar up for sale -sources Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:36 PM ET

    Transtar's owner, private equity firm Friedman Fleischer& Lowe LLC, has hired investment banks Bank of America Corp and Harris Williams& Co to run an auction for the company, the people said this week. Friedman Fleischer& Lowe, Transtar and Bank of America declined to comment.

  • Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Royal Dutch Shell PLC has filed a revised Arctic offshore drilling plan with federal regulators but says the company hasn't decided whether to return to waters off the coast of northwest Alaska in 2015..

  • A look at US, European sanctions on Russia Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— With Russian tanks apparently crossing into southeastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is suggesting the possibility of more sanctions on Russia.

  • Splunk beats Street 2Q forecasts, raises outlook Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:17 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Splunk Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $60.8 million in its fiscal second quarter, but the data management software developer raised its estimates for the year, sending its stock up in late trading. Analysts expected $94.1 million, according to Zacks.

  • Aug 28- New tensions in Ukraine, which has accused Russia of further incursions, may serve to light a fire under efforts to bring looser monetary and fiscal policies to the euro zone. While Russia has denied the allegations, NATO on Thursday said that well over 1,000 Russian troops were now inside Ukraine in what would represent a large increase.

  • Pacific Sunwear meets Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:02 PM ET

    ANAHEIM, Calif.— Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $7.5 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for a loss of 3 cents per share. Analysts expected $207.2 million, according to Zacks.

  • *Russian troops in Ukraine spur concern. NEW YORK, Aug 28- U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday after the latest tension between Ukraine and Russia snapped the focus of investors back to the volatile region, but U.S. economic data helped curb losses.

  • MUMBAI, Aug 29- Indian drugmakers are fleeing a regulatory morass at home and moving some research and development to Europe and the United States as try to boost margins by producing high-value drugs.

  • *New study shows China's productivity growth turned negative after global financial crisis.