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Apollo Group fell$. 70 or 2.4 percent, to $28.09. Career Education Corp. fell$. 06 or 1.2 percent, to $4.98. Strayer Education Inc. fell$. 96 or 2.0 percent, to $47.70.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $17.64. General Motors Co. fell$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $34.90. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 19 or. 5 percent, to $35.18.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $67.33. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 22 or. 2 percent, to $108.31. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 30 or. 4 percent, to $79.26.
Baxter International Inc. fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $76.47. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose$. 41 or. 8 percent, to $49.80. Hospira rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $51.84.
Aflac Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $63.65. American International Group fell$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $53.95. MetLife rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $54.81.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose$. 77 or 1.1 percent, to $73.91. MGM Resorts International rose$. 43 or 1.6 percent, to $26.82. Marriott International Inc. fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $66.17.
eBay rose$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $52.93. Groupon Inc. rose$. 18 or 2.9 percent, to $6.39. LinkedIn Corp. rose$. 56 or. 3 percent, to $178.00.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 87 or 1.7 percent, to $52.23. Macy's Inc. rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $57.58. Nordstrom rose$. 91 or 1.3 percent, to $68.99.
BP PLC fell$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $50.64. ConocoPhillips fell$. 73 or. 8 percent, to $85.19. Marathon Oil Corp. fell$. 28 or. 7 percent, to $40.23.
Delta Air rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $38.19. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 24 or 2.1 percent, to $11.17. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $29.21.
Canadian National Railway Co. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $68.35. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell $1.99 or 1.0 percent, to $192.61. Kansas City Southern fell $3.22 or 2.8 percent, to $111.03.
The plaintiff, Madison 92nd Street Associates LLC, accused Marriott and a labor organization of conspiring to control which Marriott- branded hotels unionized. Madison chose Marriott because of the assurance it received from Marriott that it was a non-union company and that Courtyard would employ a non-union workforce at the hotel, according to the lawsuit.
WASHINGTON, July 28- The U.S. Commerce Department has put on hold at least two companies' requests for permission to sell lightly processed crude abroad, effectively stalling an industry push to export an expanding glut of oil amid the U.S. shale revolution, sources said.
NEW YORK, July 28- A U.S. judge on Monday said Citigroup Inc could make a one-time interest payment on Argentina bonds governed by that country's law, and which are held by creditors that participated in the country's prior debt restructurings.
*Trulia shares rise as much as 20 pct to $67.49. July 28- Zillow Inc said it would buy smaller rival Trulia Inc for $3.5 billion, combining the top two U.S. real estate websites to cut costs, after they failed to produce profits from a rising number of home buyers shopping online. Zillow's shares rose as much as 4 percent to $164.90.
SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, July 29- With green-tea flavoured toothpaste and pickled plum juice, an army of Chinese retailers is tapping local tastes to whittle away market share from global rivals that are banking their future growth on the world's second-largest consumer market.
*Ukraine- Russia tensions, Israel- Palestine cut gold's losses. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 28- Gold was little changed on Monday as traders and investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting, while hazarding a guess on what U.S. jobs numbers for the month might be.
NEW YORK— Darden Restaurants CEO and Chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following its contested sale of Red Lobster. The company has been pressured to turn around declining sales at Olive Garden and Red Lobster.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Family Dollar Stores Inc., up $15.08 to $75.74. The discount retailer is being bought for $8.5 billion by rival Dollar Tree, which is significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are ending little changed as traders wait for key economic and earnings reports later this week. ExxonMobil and MasterCard are among the heavyweights posting earnings this week. Family Dollar soared 25 percent after Dollar Tree announced plans to buy the rival discount store.