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Private prison companies Geo Group and competitor Corrections Corporation of America, for example, stand to gain if Congress approves any emergency funding for family detention facilities.
*Nonfarm payrolls forecast rising 233,000 in July. WASHINGTON, Aug 1- U.S. job growth likely cooled a bit in July, but retained enough momentum to suggest the economy remained on solid ground. "As long as we have job growth going in the right direction and the labor market tightening up, we are still in a good place," said Robert Dye, chief economist at Comerica in Dallas.
HONG KONG— Most Asian stock markets dipped on Friday following a big sell-off on Wall Street but losses were limited by optimistic reports on China's economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index dropped 0.3 percent to 15,572.38 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.5 percent to 24,623.90.
The SEC's Office of Inspector General started the investigation after Reuters published information about the regulator's decision, taken in a closed-door meeting on Sept. 12, 2013, to settle its probe into JPMorgan Chase& Co's massive London Whale trading loss. The SEC made its decision public on Sept. 19, 2013.
NEW YORK, July 31- A long-predicted dollar rally appears at last to be taking hold, with the greenback ending July with its best monthly performance in 17 months and investors positioning for the first post-crisis U.S. interest rate increase.
BUENOS AIRES, July 31- Argentina's bond and stock markets and peso currency dropped on Thursday after Latin America's No. 3 economy defaulted for the second time in 12 years after the failure of last-ditch talks with holdout creditors.
eBay fell$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $52.83. Groupon Inc. rose$. 09 or 1.4 percent, to $6.47. LinkedIn Corp. fell $6.65 or 3.6 percent, to $180.64.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 02 or percent, to $53.54. Macy's Inc. fell$. 82 or 1.4 percent, to $57.79. Nordstrom fell$. 96 or 1.4 percent, to $69.23.
Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 15 or 4.5 percent, to $3.16. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 26 or 1.7 percent, to $14.68. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 16 or 1.7 percent, to $9.18.
Comcast Corp. fell $1.68 or 3.0 percent, to $53.73. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.33 or 1.5 percent, to $85.88. Gannett fell$. 81 or 2.4 percent, to $32.72.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. The shares fell$. 73 or 2.6 percent to $27.54. Alliance National Municipal Income Fund: Approximately 2,800 shares changed hands, a 81.1 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
DR Horton fell$. 16 or. 8 percent, to $20.70. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 13 or 3.1 percent, to $4.00. Lennar Corp. fell$. 80 or 2.2 percent, to $36.23.
Cigna Corp. fell $3.46 or 3.7 percent, to $90.04. Humana Inc. fell $2.69 or 2.2 percent, to $117.65. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.90 or 2.3 percent, to $81.05.
Ceragon Networks Ltd.: Approximately 4,544,100 shares changed hands, a 2,049.7 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 06 or 2.9 percent to $2.00. eHealth Inc.: Approximately 4,090,300 shares changed hands, a 1,086.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.
Canadian National Railway Co. fell$. 84 or 1.2 percent, to $66.84. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell $2.78 or 1.4 percent, to $189.95. Kansas City Southern fell $1.75 or 1.6 percent, to $109.06.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell$. 92 or 1.2 percent, to $73.85. MGM Resorts International fell$. 51 or 1.9 percent, to $26.84. Marriott International Inc. fell$. 70 or 1.1 percent, to $64.71.
Caterpillar fell $2.63 or 2.5 percent, to $100.75. Deere& Co. fell$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $85.11. Terex fell $1.14 or 3.2 percent, to $34.51.
Autozone Inc. fell $4.81 or. 9 percent, to $517.03. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 66 or 1.0 percent, to $63.29. Best Buy fell $1.18 or 3.8 percent, to $29.73.
Allergan fell $6.31 or 3.7 percent, to $165.86. Baxter International Inc. fell $1.40 or 1.8 percent, to $74.69. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 36 or 2.7 percent, to $12.78.
Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 44 or 2.7 percent, to $15.94. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 84 or 2.8 percent, to $29.42. ManpowerGroup fell $2.14 or 2.7 percent, to $77.89.