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Arch Coal rose$. 04 or 1.4 percent, to $2.91. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $40.74. Peabody Energy rose$. 18 or 1.2 percent, to $15.15.
Allergan fell $1.86 or 1.1 percent, to $170.57. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $77.00. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 24 or 1.8 percent, to $13.26.
Boeing fell $2.31 or 1.8 percent, to $124.40. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.87 or 1.1 percent, to $169.97. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.31 or 1.0 percent, to $127.92.
American Electric Power Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $54.01. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $57.31. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $70.34.
Angie's List Inc.: Approximately 12,134,400 shares changed hands, a 929.3 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell $1.96 or 19.3 percent to $8.21. Carver Bancorp: Approximately 10,800 shares changed hands, a 1,828.5 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell$. 64 or. 9 percent, to $73.10. MGM Resorts International fell$. 30 or 1.1 percent, to $25.98. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $66.83.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $44.93. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $1.07 or. 2 percent, to $660.20. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 80 or 1.8 percent, to $45.29.
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 55 or. 5 percent, to $118.14. Target rose$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $60.99. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 64 or. 8 percent, to $76.35.
First Capital Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Georgetown Bancorp Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.3 decrease from its 65- day average volume. J.W. Mays Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.7 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 10 or. 6 percent, to $15.62. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $50.09. Goldman Sachs fell$. 56 or. 3 percent, to $176.26.
NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. real estate website operator Zillow Inc is in advanced talks to buy smaller rival Trulia Inc, according to people familiar with the matter. Trulia shares jumped as much as 40.5 percent to $57 on Thursday, valuing the company at $2.10 billion, after Bloomberg News reported Zillow may reach a deal to buy the company as soon as next week.
NEW YORK— Institutional Shareholder Services, a leading shareholder advisory firm, is telling shareholders to protest Sprint Corp. CEO Dan Hesse's $49 million 2013 pay package, saying it's excessive and not tied to performance. Hesse got a special $18.7 million "retention" award in connection with Softbank Corp. of Japan buying 70 percent of Sprint last year.
*Caterpillar drags on Dow; Facebook at record on results. *Amazon shares fall after market's close; Baidu rallies. NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. stocks finished a quiet session mostly flat on Thursday as earnings painted a mixed picture of the economy, though the S&P 500 set another record closing high.
NEW YORK— Tempur Sealy reported a larger second-quarter loss on Thursday, and the bedding maker's shares slumped after it adjusted its annual guidance. Tempur Sealy shares lost $2.37, or 3.9 percent, to $58.75 in after-market trading. Tempur Sealy reported a loss of $2.2 million, or 4 cents per share, after losing $1.6 million, or 3 cents per share, a year ago.
WASHINGTON— In a story July 11 about people who are hesitant to sell their homes and give up their ultra-low mortgage rates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rental index compiled by real estate data provider Zillow had risen 19 percent in the past year.
NEW YORK, July 24- The federal judge who oversaw the trial of five associates of imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff on Thursday refused to overturn their convictions for helping their former boss run one of the world's biggest Ponzi schemes.
At least eight European law firms are pitching their services to major U.S. law firms and Wall Street banks, hoping that U.S. companies considering an inversion choose Ireland, Britain or the Netherlands for their new tax domicile, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
NEW YORK, July 24- Representatives for holdout investors and Argentina in the country's ongoing debt default met for about three hours with a court-appointed mediator in New York on Thursday, less than a week before Argentina could once again default.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., up $4.33 to $60.56. Under Armour Inc., up $8.92 to $69.55.
NEW YORK— Starbucks said Thursday its revamped breakfast sandwiches and other food offerings helped boost sales at its U.S. cafes. In a conference call with analysts, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said food has become a strength and drives traffic to cafes, and that the company was just getting started in its efforts in improving its lineup.