Midday Movers: AAPL, JCP, M & More

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

Apple dominated market conversation after launching the biggest-ever non-financial debt sale of $17 billion in bonds, according to CNBC sources. Shares of Apple traded higher following the news.

JC Penney moved lower after an appeals court ruling that the retailer can continue to sell a line of Martha Stewart home goods pending the outcome of a trial with Macy's.

Symantec traded down 10 percent before being halted earlier Tuesday. Shares of the security software maker recovered to pre-halt levels after trading resumed.

American Express were higher on the session after increasing its quarterly dividend to 23 cents per share, as expected.

Newmont Mining moved lower after reporting earnings that were below expectations.

Pitney Bowes traded down to a 52-week low after posting disappointing quarterly earnings and cutting its dividend.

Cummins, Big Lots and Valero Energy also hit 52-week lows.

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—By CNBC's Lori Spechler

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