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Apple Inc s fell $1.74 or 1.5 percent, to $117.16. Hewlett Packard Co. fell $1.61 or 4.3 percent, to $36.13. International Business Machines Corp. fell $2.17 or 1.4 percent, to $153.31.
Apollo Group fell $1.06 or 4.0 percent, to $25.26. Career Education Corp. fell$. 34 or 5.7 percent, to $5.58. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell $1.94 or 4.4 percent, to $42.41.
Baxter International Inc. fell $1.07 or 1.5 percent, to $70.31. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. fell$. 87 or 1.4 percent, to $60.27. Hospira fell $1.35 or 2.1 percent, to $63.43.
Boeing fell $2.41 or 1.6 percent, to $145.37. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell $4.13 or 2.1 percent, to $188.37. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell$. 98 or. 6 percent, to $156.95.
Cigna Corp. fell $2.79 or 2.5 percent, to $106.83. Humana Inc. fell $3.18 or 2.1 percent, to $146.44. UnitedHealth Group fell $3.14 or 2.9 percent, to $106.25.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $45.16. DuPont Co. fell $1.50 or 2.1 percent, to $71.21.
Astro-Med Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.5 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Community West Bancshares: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 99.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume. First Mid-Illinois Bancshares Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.1 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
Kroger fell$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $69.05. Supervalu fell$. 38 or 3.8 percent, to $9.74. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 91 or 1.7 percent, to $52.10.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 93 or 2.2 percent, to $41.17. Dr Pepper Snapple fell $1.81 or 2.3 percent, to $77.27. Molson Coors Brewing Co. fell $2.10 or 2.7 percent, to $75.93.
American Electric Power Co. fell$. 91 or 1.4 percent, to $62.81. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. fell $2.12 or 3.0 percent, to $69.28. Dominion Resources Inc. fell $2.25 or 2.8 percent, to $76.89.
The largest IPO of the bunch, surpassing even Shake Shack, was InfraREIT Inc. The company's offering priced above expectations and raised $460 million before expenses, sending the shares higher in afternoon trading. Its IPO of 20 million shares priced at $23 per share, and the stock gained $3.60, or 15.7 percent, to $26.60. Spark Therapeutics Inc. is studying gene...
NEW YORK, Jan 30- Oil prices rallied on Friday following the sharpest weekly drop in U.S. oil rig count in nearly 30 years, while the dollar index ended January with its longest run of gains since the greenback was floated in 1971.. The S&P 500 was down 3.1 percent for January, its biggest monthly slide since January 2014. In a rally that may spur speculation that a...
Jan 30- Shares of Shake Shack Inc more than doubled on Friday, putting a nearly $2 billion price tag on the small cult hamburger chain, in a huge bet that its growth can match top performers in the crowded "fast-casual" dining space. Other hot restaurant debuts have been followed by stock swoons, including Noodles& Co and sandwich maker Potbelly Corp.
NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stocks closed down on Friday after a volatile session as investors worried at the end of a rough month for the market about weak U.S. growth data and whether instability in Europe could hurt corporate earnings in the United States. This came after Greece's finance minister said the government would not cooperate with the European Union and...
NEW YORK— Consumers may see improved networks after AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. wireless companies, spent billions in the government's latest airwaves auction. AT&T Inc. bid $18.2 billion and Verizon Wireless $10.4 billion. Verizon and T-Mobile haven't specified what they will do, citing a quiet period.
*OPEC increases January output to 30.37 bpd- survey. The late-session surge was primed by Baker Hughes data showing the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States fell by 94- or 7 percent- this week. Brent settled up $3.86 at $52.99 a barrel, after running to as high as $53.08.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. MasterCard Inc., up 65 cents to $82.03. Abbvie Inc., down $2.77 to $60.35.
Jan 30- The former chief executive of Sentinel Management Group Inc in suburban Chicago was sentenced on Friday to 14 years in prison, after being convicted of running what federal prosecutors called a $666 million fraud. District Judge Ronald Guzmán in Chicago, according to U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon in the Northern District of Illinois.
*Euro short positions consolidating, keeps steady vs. dollar. NEW YORK, Jan 30- The dollar traded mixed on Friday after weaker-than-expected headline U.S. fourth-quarter gross domestic product data, which included the fastest pace of consumer spending since 2006 and left intact market expectations of long-term greenback gains. The fundamental case for...
WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30- AT&T Inc spent close to half the total in the record-setting U.S. sale of airwaves for mobile data, with Verizon Communications Inc and bidding partners of Dish Network Corp also spending heavily, results showed on Friday. AT&T bid a total of $18.2 billion to win licenses of so-called AWS-3 spectrum; Verizon bid $10.4 billion and...