U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Foot Locker, Deere, Autodesk, Gap

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U.S. stocks recovered from a brutal two-day selloff on Wednesday as strong earnings from Foot Locker and gains in technology stocks lifted investor sentiment ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

At 12:09 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.52 percent at 24,592.99. The S&P 500 was up 0.85 percent at 2,664.36 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 1.38 percent at 7,003.861.

The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** Foot Locker Inc, up 14.3 pct

** Autodesk Inc, up 8.8 pct

** L Brands Inc, up 6.5 pct

The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** Best Buy Co Inc, down 3.6 pct

** Johnson & Johnson, down 3.3 pct

** Nvidia Corp, down 3.2 pct

The top three NYSE percentage gainers:

** California Resources Corp, up 18.7 pct

** Qudian Inc, up 17.5 pct

** Foot Locker Inc, up 14.3 pct []

The top Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** Ability Inc, up 167.8 pct

** Newmark Group Inc, up 47.2 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** Safe-T Group Ltd, down 31.3 pct

** Aquestive Therapeutics Inc, down 26.8 pct

** Sphere 3D Corp, down 25.6 pct

** Foot Locker Inc: up 14.3 pct

Foot Locker: Regains footing on Q3 comp sales beat

** Deere & Co: up 4.2 pct

Deere & Co: Drops as slowing demand hurts earnings

Deere outlook for 2019 disappoints amid trade war, slowing demand

** Best Buy Co: down 3.6 pct

Best Buy: Gets Wedbush's applause, upgrade to 'neutral'

** Synthetic Biologics Inc: up 10.6 pct

Synthetic Biologics: Surges after meeting with FDA on oral enzyme

** Qudian Inc: up 17.5 pct

Qudian Inc: Up on Q3 profit beat

** CASI Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 3.5 pct

CASI Pharma: Jumps after JV to build manufacturing site

** Heat Biologics Inc: down 31.2 pct

Heat Biologics: Plunges on deep-discounted stock-and-warrants deal

** China Rapid Finance Ltd: down 11.2 pct

China Rapid Finance Ltd: Down on wider-than-expected loss

** Tandem Diabetes Care Inc: up 16.5 pct

Tandem Diabetes up as top analyst upgrades rating to "outperform"

** Autodesk Inc: up 8.9 pct

Autodesk jumps as Q3 beats on higher demand, PlanGrid acquisition deal

** Gap Inc: up 4.4 pct

Gap: Gains as analysts see opportunity in store closures

** BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc: up 12.2 pct

BJ's Wholesale: Jumps after upbeat quarter, outlook raise

** Copart Inc: up 5.4 pct

Shares rise after Q1 earnings jump

** Baozun Inc: up 11.2 pct

Shares rise after surge in Q3 revenue, CFO appointment

** Lowe's Companies Inc: up 2.8 pct

Edges up after sales miss sell-off; Stifel cuts to "hold"

** Caleres Inc: down 7.7 pct

Footware retailer Caleres falls after Q3 profits miss, forecast cut

** Keysight Technologies Inc: up 5.8 pct

Keysight Technologies: Rises on upbeat quarter, Jefferies raises PT

** Ability Inc: up 167.8 pct

Ability Inc: Zooms on deal to buy supplier

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services

up 1.44 pct

Consumer Discretionary

up 1.67 pct

Consumer Staples

down 0.70 pct


up 2.35 pct


up 1.10 pct


down 0.37 pct


up 1.22 pct

Information Technology

up 1.14 pct


up 1.68 pct

Real Estate

up 0.59 pct


down 0.88 pct

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of NASDAQ, Inc.