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Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 17 or. 7 percent, to $24.59. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $28.12. ManpowerGroup fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $76.25.
Fluor fell$. 66 or. 9 percent, to $74.33. Foster Wheeler fell$. 16 or. 5 percent, to $31.34. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $35.35.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $38.17. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 52 or 1.0 percent, to $52.38. Molson Coors Brewing Co. fell$. 02 or percent, to $57.61.
Amgen Inc. fell $1.42 or 1.1 percent, to $122.54. Biogen Idec rose$. 44 or. 1 percent, to $332.49. Celgene Corp. fell $6.59 or 4.2 percent, to $149.41.
Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 96 or. 8 percent, to $113.45. Target fell$. 37 or. 6 percent, to $59.36. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $74.28.
Arch Coal rose$. 03 or. 7 percent, to $4.16. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $38.59. Peabody Energy fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $15.48.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $48.65. DuPont Co. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $65.77.
Apple Inc. fell $5.96 or 1.1 percent, to $524.69. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 16 or. 6 percent, to $29.07. International Business Machines Corp. fell $1.69 or. 9 percent, to $182.21.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 60 or. 9 percent, to $63.83. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 58 or. 5 percent, to $109.66. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $78.98.
Boeing rose $1.22 or 1.0 percent, to $123.11. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell$. 41 or. 3 percent, to $162.42. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 50 or. 4 percent, to $121.44.
Delta Air rose$. 54 or 1.6 percent, to $34.12. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 13 or 1.5 percent, to $8.68. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 32 or 1.4 percent, to $23.92.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 10 or. 7 percent, to $15.08. General Motors Co. rose$. 30 or. 9 percent, to $34.09. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 37 or 1.0 percent, to $35.47.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 36 or 2.1 percent, to $16.80. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 45 or 1.0 percent, to $46.88. Goldman Sachs fell $1.35 or. 8 percent, to $165.35.
March 14- Tesla Motors Inc escalated its war of words with New Jersey on Friday, lambasting a regulatory change approved by the state earlier this week that bars the "green car" company from selling vehicles directly to the public.
NEW YORK, March 14- General Motors was hit with a lawsuit on Friday from customers who said their vehicles lost value because of ignition problems that prompted a recall of 1.6 million cars.
March 14- An experimental Amgen Inc cancer vaccine used to treat advanced melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, proved effective in a late-stage study in shrinking tumors in a way that suggests the drug triggered the intended systemic immune response, according to data presented on Friday.
NEW YORK, March 14- Growing tension between the West and Russia ahead of Ukraine's weekend referendum in Crimea pushed down stocks on major world markets on Friday and drove up buying of safe-haven gold and the yen.
NEW YORK, March 14- Wall Street ended lower on Friday with all three major stock indexes down for the week, as concerns over tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalated ahead of a referendum in Crimea this weekend.
March 14- Smithfield Foods Inc, the world's largest pork processor, suspended hog slaughter at its Tar Heel, North Carolina, plant on Friday because of the spread of the deadly Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus which has tightened hog supplies, industry sources said.
Target warned that last year's massive security breach could still become more extensive than reported so far.