U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Pivotal Software, Kroger, GNC Holdings, Tailored Brands

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U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as Apple led a rebound in technology shares and trade worries eased after China said it was open to fresh talks with the United States.

At 10:06 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.67 percent at 26,172.67. The S&P 500 was up 0.55 percent at 2,904.72 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.83 percent at 8,020.017.

The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** Advanced Micro Device, up 4.8 pct

** International Flavours & Fragrances Inc, up 4 pct

** Davita Inc, up 4 pct

The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** Kroger Co, down 10.6 pct

** Pultegroup Inc, down 3.6 pct

** D.R. Horton Inc, down 2.7 pct

The top three NYSE percentage gainers:

** GNC Holdings, up 29.8 pct

** Tailored Brands, up 19.8 pct

** Nio Inc, up 18.6 pct

The top three NYSE percentage losers:

** Pivotal Software, down 18 pct

** Wageworks, down 15.5 pct

** Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc, down 10.9 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** Impinj Inc, up 47.8 pct

** Renmin Tianli Group Inc, up 19.8 pct

** Pinduoduo Inc, up 16.9 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc, down 16.4 pct

** Fred's Inc, down 14.7 pct

** Acorda Therapeutics Inc, down 12.1 pct

** Tilray Inc: up 6.9 pct

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** Apple Inc: up 1.6 pct

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** Alibaba Group Holding Ltd: up 2.8 pct

** JD.com Inc: up 4.8 pct

** Baidu Inc: up 2.4 pct

** HUYA Inc: up 5.1 pct

** Vipshop Holdings Ltd: up 8.8 pct

** IQIYI Inc: up 6.4 pct

** Bilibili Inc: up 4.9 pct

** Pinduoduo Inc: up 16.9 pct

** Nio Inc: up 18.6 pct

China ETF, US-listed Chinese firms gain on trade optimism

** Impinj Inc: up 47.8 pct

Impinj: Jumps on Q2 revenue beat, completion of audit investigation

** Cision Ltd: down 2.3 pct

Cision: Adds to losses as top officers slash stake

** Qualcomm Inc: up 3.9 pct

Qualcomm: Starts $16 bln buyback with shares at 3-1/2 yr high

** Acorda Therapeutics Inc: down 12.1 pct

Acorda Therapeutics: Slips as FDA delays decision on Parkinson's drug

** Sensus Healthcare Inc: down 11.8 pct

Sensus Healthcare: Dips after public offering announcement

** Kroger Co: down 10.6 pct

Kroger misses same-store sales estimates, shares fall

Kroger Co: Dips as Q2 same-store sales miss

** Atossa Genetics Inc: up 7.7 pct

Atossa: Jumps on plans for advance trial on male breast enlargement treatment

** Fred's Inc: down 14.7 pct

Fred's Inc: Dips after widening Q2 loss, drop in sales

** VistaGen Therapeutics Inc: up 5.9 pct

VistaGen Therapeutics: Buys rights to drug for social anxiety disorder

** Galapagos NV: down 1.3 pct

Galapagos: Slips on $300 mln stock offering to fund rheumatoid arthritis drug

** Tailored Brands Inc: up 19.8 pct

Tailored Brands: Surges as Q2 comparable sales beat estimates

** Sellas Life Sciences Group Inc: up 2.6 pct

Sellas: Jumps on 'orphan' status for blood cancer treatment in EU

** Pivotal Software Inc: down 18 pct

Dell-backed Pivotal Software slumps on weak Q2 billings growth

** Geron Corp: up 5.5 pct

Geron: Jumps before settling ahead of J&J presentation

** GNC Holdings Inc: up 29.8 pct

GNC: Jumps on CFIUS approval of Chinese drugmaker's $300 mln investment

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Consumer Discretionary

up 0.31 pct

Consumer Staples

down 0.46 pct


down 0.18 pct


up 0.48 pct


up 0.72 pct


up 0.83 pct

Information Technology

up 1.01 pct


up 1.00 pct

Real Estate

up 0.37 pct


down 0.20 pct


down 0.15 pct

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