U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Tesla, NuVasive, Agile, Avis, EA

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U.S. stocks rose on Monday, led by industrial companies, as the United States and China began their latest round of trade talks to hammer out a deal before the looming March deadline.

At 10:02 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.09 percent at 25,129.21. The S&P 500 was up 0.18 percent at 2,712.84 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.24 percent at 7,315.794.

The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** Electronic Arts Inc, up 9.2 pct

** Arconic Inc, up 4.2 pct

** Norfolk Southern Corp, up 3.8 pct

The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** Loews Corp, down 5.7 pct

** Expedia Group Inc, down 2.8 pct

** Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, down 2.4 pct

The top NYSE percentage gainers:

** Insperity Inc, up 15 pct

** NGL Energy Partners LP, up 7.5 pct

The top three NYSE percentage losers:

** Avaya Holdings Crp, down 11.5 pct

** Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp, down 7.6 pct

** CNA Financial Corp, down 7.2 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** SPI Energy Co, up 52.6 pct

** Scworx Corp, up 25.3 pct

** Select Interior Concepts, Inc, up 15.8 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** Eyenovia Inc, down 15.1 pct

** Celldex Therapeutics, Inc, down 11.5 pct

** Integrated Media Technology Ltd, down 11.2 pct

** Tesla Inc: up 3.7 pct

Tesla: Rises after Canaccord upgrades to 'buy'

** NuVasive Inc: up 12.9 pct

Surges on report of Smith & Nephew's$3 bln buyout talks

** Electronic Arts Inc: up 9.3 pct

EA extends rally after strong start to latest game

EA's 'Fortnite' rival wins 10 million gamers in three days

** Camtek Ltd: up 9.9 pct

Camtek: ADRs surge as Taiwanese firm to buy 20.5 pct in company

** Agile Therapeutics Inc: up 8.3 pct

Agile Therapeutics: Surges after contraceptive patch meets study goal

** Soligenix Inc: up 2.3 pct

Soligenix Inc: Gains on U.S. patent for ricin toxin vaccine

** Alteryx Inc: down 3.8 pct

Alteryx: Slips as Wedbush downgrades to 'neutral'

** Avis Budget Group Inc: up 6.0 pct

Avis Budget: Gears up on Goldman double upgrade

** Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co: down 2.4 pct

Goodyear: Shares slump continues as Longbow cuts to 'underperform

** Twilio Inc: down 0.4 pct

Twilio: JP Morgan hikes PT by 50 pct ahead of Q4 report on Tues

** Real Goods Solar Inc: down 24.8 pct

Real Goods Solar slumps on move to end Nasdaq listing

** UnitedHealth Group: down 1.3 pct

UnitedHealth's recent letter to drugmakers misunderstood by market - analysts

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services

up 0.15 pct

Consumer Discretionary

up 0.30 pct

Consumer Staples

up 0.08 pct


down 0.24 pct


up 0.27 pct


down 0.14 pct


up 0.66 pct

Information Technology

up 0.27 pct


up 0.17 pct

Real Estate

up 0.19 pct


up 0.03 pct

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