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Stocks to Watch: Broadcom, Google and More ...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks opened lower on news that China would take a second step to tighten monetary conditions.

The Dow Jones Industrial Averagefell more than 50 points, after a sharp rise Thursdayon the heels of General Motors return to the public markets.

Disney, Alcoa, and Exxon Mobil fell, while Johnson & Johnson rose.

General Motors was down about 2 percent after rising about 1 percent in its first day of resumed trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:

Broadcom Corporation
The semiconductor company was trading at its highest level since October 2007. The shares were up about 2 percent Friday.

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Whole Foods Market Inc

The supermarket chain was downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS.

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Google Inc
The search engine giant was reportedly in talks to buy the social buying company 'Groupon' for around $3 billion. According to their website, the company has job postings for over 2,000 positions.

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TreeHouse Foods Inc
The food manufacturer was downgraded to hold from buy at Stifel Nicolaus.

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Another semiconductor company was trading at its highest level since June 2008.

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General Motors
The automotive company was on day two of trading.

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