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(AP) Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:


NYSE


Marathon Oil Corp., up $1.22 to $34.60


Energy stocks are moving higher in tandem with crude prices as tensions with Syria over the use of chemical weapons on the civilian population mount.


Tiffany & Co., down $3.57 to $77.25


The jeweler gets a pair of downgrades after a blockbuster quarter, with analysts seeing shares rising too fast.


PulteGroup Inc., down 21 cents to $15.38


Higher mortgage rates appear to be slowing home sales and weighing on shares of homebuilders.


Zale Corp., up $2.67 to $11.63


The jewelry retailer's comparable-store sales jumped 5.6 percent in the three-month period that ended in July, and 8.1 percent at its namesake stores.


Chico's FAS Inc., up 62 cents at $15.95


The clothing company's shares jump as investors proved willing to overlook a disappointing second-quarter and bet on improvements in its third quarter.


Nasdaq


TiVo Inc., up 61 cents to $11.58


The pioneer in digital video recording technology reported better-than-expected revenue in its most recent quarter and issued an optimistic outlook.


Astex Pharmaceuticals Inc., up $1.34 to $6.82


The drug developer says its treatment for leukemia achieved an overall complete remission rate of 25 percent.


Taser International Inc., down 70 cents to $11.15


After the stock rose 36 percent in two weeks, J.P. Morgan downgraded the law-enforcement equipment maker.


Associated Press
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