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Midday movers: Allergan, Apple, Fluor & more

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Scott Mlyn | CNBC

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

Allergan - The Botox maker gained after activist investor William Ackman told CNBC he now supports its $66 billion takeover by Actavis.

TJX Companies - The operator of retail stores T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods fell after it lowered its full-year outlook.

Apple - The consumer-technology company gained after BTIG and Oppenheimer hiked their price targets.

United Continental Holdings - The carrier and competitors including Delta Air Lines, American Airlines Group, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways gained as the price of oil continued to decline.

Barrick Gold - The miner and rivals such as Newmont Mining, Goldcorp and AngloGold Ashanti jumped with the price of gold.

Medtronic - The supplier of medical appliances and equipment gained after it reported second-quarter earnings.

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan - The maker of crop products and competitors including Agrium, Mosaic and Intrepid Potash gained after Russian rival Uralkali suspended work at a potash mine in Russia's Perm region and evacuated workers.

Fluor - The engineering and construction company rose after adding 10 million shares to its stock buyback program.

Nokia - The Finnish technology company advanced after saying it would launch a tablet early next year in China.

JA Solar Holdings - The Chinese solar company climbed after posted better-than-expected third-quarter earnings.

Manchester United - The U.K.-based soccer club rose after reporting a first-quarter profit.

AstraZeneca - the drug maker gained after updating investors on its product line.

(See CNBC's Market Insider Blog)

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