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


NYSE


Lennar Corp., down 95 cents to $32.60


Americans cut back sharply on buying new homes in July, a sign that higher mortgage rates may soon bite the homebuilder.


Aeropostale Inc., down $2.22 to $8.76


The retailer joins the pack by posting dismal quarterly earnings and a dark outlook with shoppers unwilling to spend on clothes.


Tempur Sealy International Inc., up $1.67 to $38.35


The International Sleep Products Association's monthly report shows that mattress sales in July jumped almost 5 percent, good news for the bedding company.


Nasdaq


Microsoft Corp., up $2.36 to $34.75


CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world's largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within a year.


Expedia Inc., up $2.37 to $48.84


The online travel site's new marketing agreement with Travelocity is likely to add to revenue, increase scale and provide greater leverage with suppliers.


Autodesk Inc., up $2.78 to $38.91


The design software company gets an upgrade despite a disappointing quarter and pessimistic outlook.


Kirkland's Inc., up $1.71 to $20.18


The home decor company appears to be turning a corner as it cuts back on discounts and boosts profit margins.


Dendreon Corp., down 28 cents to $2.91


The biotechnology company's stock is hit by a downgrade from Deutsche Bank, which says cost cuts are not enough to offset debt and disappointing sales of its prostate cancer therapy Provenge.


Associated Press
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