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Wednesday's midday movers: Boeing, Delta & more

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:

Time Warner moved higher on news the firm plans to go head-to-head with Netflix by launching a standalone option for its pay TV channel HBO.

Airline stocks, including United Continental, Delta, American, Southwest and JetBlue, all lost ground. The second health care worker who tested positive for Ebola traveled on Frontier Airlines the day before reporting symptoms.

The 10-year Treasury note fell below 2 percent for the first time since May of 2013 as investors looked for a safe haven.

General Motors fell despite reporting a 2 percent rise in global sales in its third quarter, driven by strong demand in China and the United States.

Wal-Mart lost ground on news that the retailer told investors that it plans to shift capital spending from building new stores to investing in e-commerce.

Financials was the worst performing sector in the S&P, led by KeyCorp, Regions Financial, Bank of America and Citigroup.

Charles Schwab fell after reporting third-quarter earnings that matched street expectations. Revenue grew a better-than-expected 13 percent.

McDonald's, Boeing, United Technologies, and Michael Kors all hit 52-week lows.

Caterpillar fell. Credit Suisse lowered its price target on the firm to $108 from $119 on 2015 sales concerns.

Hewlett-Packard eked out a small gain on news the technology firm would resume its share buyback program.

St Jude Medical moved lower despite posting third-quarter earnings that beat street forecasts by a penny.

Homebuilders moved higher as bond yields fell. Lennar, KB Homes, Pulte and DR Horton all gained ground.

Gold miners moved higher as gold prices rose. Barrack Gold, Newmont Mining, Goldcorp, and Yamana Gold all traded in positive territory.

Johnson & Johnson and Nike were the only two Dow components in the green.