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The S&P 500 and Dow indexes treaded water on Thursday as mixed headlines on
U.S-China trade relations and a diplomatic row over the Hong Kong protests added
to uncertainty over the timing of a "phase one" deal.
    At 13:56 ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.08% at
27,799.51. The S&P 500 was down 0.11% at 3,105.04 and the Nasdaq
Composite was down 0.22% at 8,508.295.
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** L Brands Inc, up 10.4%
 ** Charles Schwab Corp, up 7%
 ** Devon Energy Corp, up 4.1%
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** E*Trade Financial Corp, down 8.5%
 ** KLA Corp, down 7.4%
 ** Applied Materials Inc, down 4.5%
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** Stage Stores Inc, up 36.3%
 ** Hexo Corp, up 29.7%
 ** Aurora Cannabis Inc, up 17%
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Cubic Corp, down 18.8%
 ** La-Z-Boy Inc, down 13.6%
 ** Danaos Corp, down 12%
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Wah Fu Education Group, up 198.4%
 ** Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc, up 44.1%
 ** SiTime Corp, up 41.9%
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Karuna Therapeutics Inc, down 24.8%
 ** Bio-Path Holdings Inc, down 20.1%
 ** Inmode Ltd, down 19.5%
 ** L Brands Inc: up 10.4%
 BUZZ-Jumps on better-than-expected FY profit forecast
 ** La-Z-Boy Inc: down 13.6%
 BUZZ-Slips on discomforting Q2 results
 ** Cubic Corp: down 18.8%
 BUZZ-Falls on profit miss, forecast disappoints
 ** Seadrill Ltd: down 23.3%
 BUZZ-Shares sink after chairman's resignation, Q3 loss 
 ** Canopy Growth Corp: up 15.3%
 ** Aurora Cannabis Inc: up 17.0%
 ** Aphria Inc: up 9.1%
 ** Tilray Inc: up 8.7%
 BUZZ-Pot stocks rise as U.S. House panel passes bill to federally legalize
 ** TD Ameritrade Holding Corp: up 18.1%
 ** Charles Schwab Corp: up 7.0%
 BUZZ-Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade surge on reports of merger
 ** Applied Materials Inc: down 4.5%
 BUZZ-Slides after UBS downgrades to "sell"
 ** Tiffany & Co: up 2.5%
 BUZZ-Jumps on Reuters report of LVMH getting access to books
 ** Sanofi: up 2.3%
 BUZZ-Likely mulling options for consumer health arm; shares rise  
 ** Bristol-Myers Squibb Co: up 1.2%
 BUZZ-Rises on closing $74-bln buyout of Celgene  
 ** Macy's Inc: down 1.3%
 BUZZ-Falls on FY forecast cut, Q3 same-store sales miss     
 ** Noble Energy Inc: up 3.1%
 BUZZ-MKM initiates coverage with 'buy' 
 ** Karuna Therapeutics Inc: down 24.8%
 BUZZ-Karuna secures $250 mln of equity after stock's dizzying ascent
 ** Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 1.9%
 BUZZ-Too early to worry about blockbuster Eylea competition  
 ** PayPal Holdings Inc: down 1.3%
 BUZZ-Dips on plans to buy rewards platform for $4 bln
 ** Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc: up 1.8%
 BUZZ-New drug approval an early holiday gift to Alnylam investors
 ** Harpoon Therapeutics Inc: up 6.8%
 BUZZ-Rises on collaboration with AbbVie
 ** BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc: down 6.5%
 BUZZ- Down on FY net sales forecast cut, weak Q3 results
 ** Stage Stores Inc: up 36.3%
 BUZZ-Soars on FY forecast raise, strong Q3 results
 ** ProQR Therapeutics N.V.: up 4.3%
 BUZZ-Rises on FDA's 'orphan drug' tag for rare genetic eye disease therapy

 ** LAM Research Corp: down 3.7%
 BUZZ-Slips after UBS downgrades to 'sell' rating
 ** InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp: down 29.1%
 BUZZ-InVivo Therapeutics set to open at record low on discounted stock offering

 ** Invitation Homes Inc: down 1.4%
 BUZZ-Up as Blackstone reaps $1.7 bln on way out the door
 ** Copart Inc: up 3.6%
 BUZZ-Up after results beat estimates
 ** Diamond S Shipping Inc: down 8.4%
 BUZZ-Falls on secondary offering
 ** Advanced Micro Devices Inc: down 3.8%
 BUZZ-AMD slips as Northland says stock ahead of fundamentals, downgrades

 ** OptiNose Inc: down 14.5%
 BUZZ-Drops on deep-discounted stock deal
 ** Amgen Inc: up 1.1%
 BUZZ-Amgen to join Big Pharma league with diversified business - Jefferies

 ** Dare Bioscience Inc: up 1.5%
 BUZZ-Rises after completing Microchips Biotech buyout
 ** Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp: up 16.1%
 BUZZ-Up on expanding collaboration with Karolinska Institutet
 ** Exxon Mobil Corp: up 1.9%
 BUZZ-Rises on news of asset sales
 ** CRISPR Therapeutics AG: down 10.1%
 BUZZ-Gene editing firm CRISPR falls on stock offering
 ** Molecular Templates Inc: up 20%
 BUZZ-Rises on pricing of $50 mln public equity offer
 ** Sonos Inc: up 4.1%
 BUZZ-Advance on resounding sales growth
 ** SunPower Corp: down 2.6%
 BUZZ-Falls to 7-mth low after equity raise
 ** DISH Network Corp: up 1.0%
 BUZZ-Rises on report of talks with Amazon
 ** Brightview Holdings Inc: down 11.4%
 BUZZ-Shares dim after profit estimate disappoints
 ** Berry Global Group Inc: up 11.4%
 BUZZ-Up after profit beat
 ** Wah Fu Education Group Ltd: up 200%
 BUZZ-Soars on partnership with Chengdu Neusoft University
 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 Communication Services             up 0.26%
 Consumer Discretionary             down 0.40%
 Consumer Staples                   down 0.49%
 Energy                             up 1.41%
 Financial                          up 0.10%
 Health                             up 0.20%
 Industrial                         up 0.05%
 Information Technology             down 0.53%
 Materials                          down 0.07%
 Real Estate                        down 1.15%
 Utilities                          down 0.59%
 (Compiled by Neha Malara in Bengaluru)