U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Southwest Airlines, Tesla, CVS Health, Garmin, Wix.com


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U.S. stocks rose sluggishly on Wednesday, as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's minutes from its latest meeting, while assessing the latest developments in the U.S.-China trade talks.

At 11:37 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.05 percent at 25,904.08. The S&P 500 was up 0.10 percent at 2,782.57 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.23 percent at 7,503.96.

The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** Garmin Ltd, up 14.7 pct

** Devon Energy Corp, up 9.5 pct

** Host Hotels & Resorts Inc, up 6 pct

The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** CVS Health Corp, down 7.1 pct

** Henry Schein Inc, down 6.4 pct

** Concho Resources Inc, down 5.8 pct

The top three NYSE percentage gainers:

** Xtant Medical Holdings Inc, up 22.9 pct

** Harte Hanks Inc, up 17.7 pct

** LSC Communications Inc, up 15.6 pct

The top three NYSE percentage losers:

** Owens & Minor Inc, down 16.5 pct

** Ocwen Financial Corp, down 12 pct

** IDT Corp, down 10.1 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** Kandi Technologies Group Inc, up 38.6 pct

** AzurRx BioPharma Inc, up 26.5 pct

** LeMaitre Vascular Inc, up 25.6 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** PHI Inc, down 21.7 pct

** Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc, down 21.1 pct

** IntriCon Corp, down 16.9 pct

** Southwest Airlines Co: down 5.1 pct

Drifts lower on weak forecasts, from carrier and GS

Southwest probes cancellations, says shutdown cost $60 mln

** CVS Health Corp: down 7.1 pct

Shares slide on weak 2019 profit forecast

Street View: CVS Health headwinds not unknown, just worse than expected

** Garmin Ltd: up 14.7 pct

Surges to new 11-yr high on results, div hike plan

Garmin forecasts full-year revenue, profit above estimates, shares rise

** Tesla Inc: down 1.3 pct

Slips after top lawyer's exit

Tesla's top lawyer leaves two months into the job

** Wix.com Ltd: down 12.3 pct

Israel'sWix.com Q4 profit up, sees 25 percent revenue growth in 2019

** New Residential Investment Corp: down 3.3 pct

Falls on $665 mln stock offering

** CenturyLink Inc: down 0.2 pct

"Don't fear the reaper," says top-rated analyst

** Armour Residential REIT Inc: down 3.3 pct

Drops on upsized stock deal

** Owens & Minor Inc: down 16.5 pct

Set to open at 6-wk low on weak results, forecast

** Henry Schein Inc: down 6.4 pct

Falls on Q4 revenue miss; profit forecast disappoints

** LendingClub Corp: down 3.6 pct

Falls on disappointing forecast; Morgan Stanley, BTIG cut PT

** Clearside Biomedical Inc: up 15.9 pct

Jumps after FDA sets action date for co's vision loss drug

** ARCA Biopharma Inc: up 66.4 pct

Surges on agreement with FDA on heart therapy pathway

** Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc: down 21.1 pct

Drops on $20 mln stock deal to fund psoriasis drug

** Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd: down 2.6 pct

Mizuho sees delay in return to growth, downgrades

** Bausch Health Companies Inc: down 8.2 pct

Climbs on Q4 beat, promising forecast

** Compass Diversified Holdings: up 2.6 pct

Rises on sale of hemp foods unit to Tilray

** Pure Storage Inc: down 0.9 pct

Raymond James downgrades Pure Storage on Nvidia, NetApp indicators

** Arlington Asset Investment Corp: down 6.0 pct

Falls amid mortgage REIT offering hat trick

** Devon Energy Corp: up 9.5 pct

Up on plan to sell assets, Q4 production beat

** Lantheus Holdings Inc: up 9.6 pct

Hits new 52-wk high on strong Q4 report

** Ovid Therapeutics Inc: down 29.2 pct

Plunges to record low on $30 mln equity raise

** Kandi Technologies Group Inc: up 38.6 pct

Tesla rival Kandi Technologies soars after EVs approved for U.S. highways

** LeMaitre Vascular Inc: up 25.6 pct

Poised for best day in 9-1/2 yrs on Q4 beat, strong forecast

** Southwest Airlines Co: down 5.1 pct

** American Airlines Group Inc: down 1.4 pct

** Delta Air Lines Inc: down 1.3 pct

** United Continental Holdings Inc: down 1.4 pct

** Alaska Air Group Inc: down 1.2 pct

** Hawaiian Holdings Inc: down 3.8 pct

Dow Transports: Snaps 6-day winning run as airlines descend

** Wolverine World Wide Inc: down 7.5 pct

Drops on revenue miss, weak FY forecast

** Charles Schwab Corp: down 2.3 pct

UBS gives rare 'sell' rating, says bull case 'shaky'

** Cadence Design Systems Inc: up 5.4 pct

Record high on stellar Q4 results, FY guidance; analysts lift PT

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services

up 0.28 pct

Consumer Discretionary

up 0.21 pct

Consumer Staples

down 0.25 pct

Energy

up 0.55 pct

Financial

down 0.06 pct

Health

down 0.27 pct

Industrial

up 0.20 pct

Information Technology

up 0.25 pct

Materials

up 1.43 pct

Real Estate

down 0.98 pct

Utilities

up 0.26 pct




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