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The $9.4 billion Fidelity Select Biotechnology Fund plunged 11.75 percent during the first 14 days of April. That put the fund near the bottom among nearly 3,800 U.S. mutual funds tracked by Lipper Inc. Only six funds performed worse, but they had less than $100 million in assets each.
More new shorts were added in Nasdaq stocks in the end of March, but they declined on NYSE names.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
March 27- Video game retailer GameStop Corp, forecast full-year earnings below market expectations as it is yet to see an uptick in sagging video game software sales, despite robust hardware sales driven by the launches of Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 consoles.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
GameStop shares fell as much as 9.3 percent in morning trading on Thursday, making the stock one of the top percentage losers on the New York Stock Exchange.
March 27- GameStop Corp, the world's biggest retailer of videogame products, reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings, hurt by fewer game releases and a drop in store traffic. GameStop shares fell 6.4 percent to $36.47 in early trading.
GameStop reported a 3.4 percent rise in fourth-quarter revenue, driven by demand for new game consoles from Sony and Microsoft.
Stock futures fell after data.
March 27- GameStop Corp, the world's largest retailer of videogame products, reported a 3.4 percent rise in fourth-quarter revenue, driven by demand for new game consoles from Sony Corp and Microsoft Corp..
Stocks could continue to be rocked as negative undercurrents converge ahead of quarter-end, and a decline in momentum names looks set to spread to the broader market.
With the Fed's policy-setting meeting in the rear-view mirror, the coming week should have Wall Street switching its focus to U.S. and global data.
It's been only four months since shoppers captured Black Friday deals, but the sales ares making a comeback at Wal-Mart for spring.
A couple of stocks stand to gain over the next two weeks, Paul Hickey of Bespoke Investment Group says.
*Putin tells parliament he does not want more of Ukraine. *Microsoft shares rally, near $40 for first time since 2000. NEW YORK, March 18- U.S. stocks climbed for a second straight session on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 within striking distance of its record after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin soothed anxiety that tensions over Ukraine could escalate.
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after Vladimir Putin said Russia was not looking to divide Ukraine.
*Microsoft shares rally, near $40 for first time since 2000. NEW YORK, March 18- U.S. stocks climbed for a second straight session on Tuesday, with the S&P within 1 percent of its intraday record after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin relaxed investors' concerns that tensions over Ukraine could escalate.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers: