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NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. The J.M. Smucker Co., down $3.70 to $100.38. American Eagle Outfitters, up $1.29 to $13.80.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Matson Inc. rose 18.7 percent to $34.70. Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC rose 17.2 percent to $5.31.
NEW YORK— American Eagle said Wednesday that reduced costs and markdowns will boost its profit in the third quarter, and the retailer's shares gained ground. That's up from its previous estimate of 17 cents to 19 cents per share. Shares of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. rose $1.11, or 8.9 percent, to $13.62 in afternoon trading Wednesday.
The retail sector was up 2.5 percent for October, but several apparel retailers were down. That means there may be bargains to be had.
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*Home Depot lifts the Dow; rival Lowe's rebounds. *Target bounces back; American Eagle rallies. NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 just missing a record close, after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting gave investors reason to believe that the central bank is in no rush to raise interest rates.
*Lowe's, Target shares rebound; American Eagle rallies. *Hertz tumbles after withdrawing forecast. "I don't think there were really any surprises in the minutes, or that the markets are reacting meaningfully to them," said Carin Pai, executive vice president and director of equity management at Fiduciary Trust in New York.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
*Lowe's pares losses, Target rebounds, after dim forecasts. NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. stocks inched higher Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors brushed off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.
*Lowe's pares losses, Target rebounds, after dim forecasts. NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. stocks were little changed Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors shrugged off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.
Several companies highlighted strong back-to-school trends in their earnings reports.