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Bank of America Corp. fell$. 45 or 2.7 percent, to $16.04. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $52.41. Goldman Sachs rose $1.08 or. 6 percent, to $192.20.
General Electric Co. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $25.89. Snap-On fell$. 87 or. 6 percent, to $147.21. Whirlpool Corp. fell $1.35 or. 6 percent, to $212.80.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 41 or. 3 percent, to $121.59. Humana Inc. fell $2.02 or 1.2 percent, to $163.35. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 39 or. 3 percent, to $113.66.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $71.11. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 25 or. 2 percent, to $109.91. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 29 or. 3 percent, to $85.17.
DR Horton fell$. 16 or. 6 percent, to $27.22. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 03 or. 8 percent, to $3.69. Lennar Corp. fell$. 59 or 1.2 percent, to $50.09.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell $1.06 or 1.8 percent, to $58.12. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 28 or 1.0 percent, to $28.86.
Apollo Group fell$. 58 or 2.0 percent, to $27.91. Career Education Corp. fell$. 06 or 1.1 percent, to $5.40. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 32 or. 9 percent, to $36.65.
Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 83 or. 6 percent, to $146.65. Target fell$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $76.90. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $83.80.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 47 or. 8 percent, to $59.15. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.01 or 1.0 percent, to $104.56. Gannett rose$. 43 or 1.2 percent, to $35.68.
Baxter International Inc. fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $68.67. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $61.46. Eli Lilly& Co. fell$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $70.03.
Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $17.93. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $30.81. ManpowerGroup rose$. 92 or 1.1 percent, to $81.51.
Feb 26- Bank of America Corp said on Thursday that two members of its board of directors and its chief accounting officer will be leaving the company in coming weeks. Directors Charles "Chad" Holliday, who chaired the bank's board until chief executive Brian Moynihan took on that role in October, and Clayton Rose will not stand for re-election at the company's...
The report could add to tensions between Washington and Beijing as they negotiate a bilateral investment treaty. China's companies feel they are singled out by Washington, which counters it doesn't discriminate against any country and the increase in reviews of Chinese investors reflects higher investment flows from them. China's Anbang Insurance Group...
NEW YORK— The stock market largely shrugged off the Federal Communications Commission's vote to impose tougher rules on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes for the Internet and slowing or blocking Web traffic. On Thursday, Comcast Corp. shares dipped 47 cents to close at $59.15.
NEW YORK— American Express will increase the annual fee on some of its most popular charge cards, the company said Thursday, but the company also increased some of those cards' benefits as well. It's the latest move by American Express to strike a balance between keeping its loyal, mostly affluent customer base, but at the same also raise revenue when the company is...
CPI in biggest drop since 2008; core inflation rises. NEW YORK, Feb 26- Global equities dipped on Thursday as investor enthusiasm was dampened by a pullback in oil prices related to rising inventories, while the dollar rose as economic data drove expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. The MSCI All-Country World equity index was down 0.2...
NEW YORK— Weight Watchers is planning to cut $100 million in expenses and posted an outlook for this year's profits that fell far below Wall Street's expectations. Weight Watchers, founded in the 1960 s, is facing stiff competition from a slew of new diet and fitness apps. Weight Watchers International Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $16.1...
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., down $1.18 to $19.17. Salesforce.com Inc., up $7.37 to $70.24.
*Traders focus on higher U.S. core CPI for January. *Seven-year note auction meets with soft demand. NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S.
NEW YORK— The New York Daily News may be up for sale. Mort Zuckerman, the owner and publisher of the New York City tabloid newspaper, sent a memo to employees on Thursday that said he was approached about a potential sale a few weeks ago. The memo was sent to The Associated Press.