BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Geron, Sapient, Covance, Nymox
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The S&P 500 was little changed on Monday, with investors mostly taking a pause following a sharp rally on Friday, though both the benchmark index and the Dow inched up to new intraday records. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.14 percent at 17,365.71, the S&P 500 was up 0.12 percent at 2,020.38 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.40 percent at 4,649.473.
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