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Netflix, Green Dot, Alliance are market movers

Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

NEW YORK -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:

NYSE

Green Dot Corp., down $2.60 at $10.25

Shares of the prepaid card seller fell after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and American Express said they will team up to make a rival card.

Marathon Petroleum Corp., up $3.05 at $57.92

The oil company said that it will pay $598 million for BP PLC's Texas City refinery, one of the largest refineries in the U.S.

Harley-Davidson Inc., up 49 cents at $42.48

Based on checks with retailers, a Citi analyst said that the motorcycle maker's sales may have increased in September.

Nasdaq

Netflix Inc., up $6.96 at $73.52

A Morgan Stanley analyst upgraded shares of the online video service saying that it won't face much competition from Amazon.com Inc.

TPC Group Inc., up $5.21 at $45.88

The maker of fuel, rubber and other products from petrochemicals said that it received a rival buyout offer from Innospec Inc.

Progress Software Corp., down $2.96 at $18.52

The business management software maker said that its president, CEO and board member is resigning to lead another software firm.

Alliance Financial Corp., up $6.38 at $45.79

Community bank NBT Bancorp Inc. said that it plans to buy smaller competitor Alliance for about $233 million.

Affymetrix Inc., down 60 cents at $3.71

The life science instrument company said that it expects third-quarter revenue will come in below Wall Street's expectations.

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WMT
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MPC
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HOG
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MS
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AMZN
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TTG
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IOSP
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PRGS
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ALNC
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NBTB
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AFFX
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