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U.S. stocks eked out gains in volatile trading on Thursday, ahead of a long Easter weekend, as strong results from industrials countered another drop in healthcare stocks, with investors shrugging off release of the Mueller report.

Pinterest pops

** United Rentals Inc : up 8.0 pct

Rises after quarterly results beat

** Skechers USA Inc : down 10.5 pct

Trips on weak current-quarter outlook

** Pier 1 Imports Inc : down 19.6 pct

Falls on weak same store sales, CFO departure

** Mustang Bio Inc : up 133.8 pct

** Fortress Biotech Inc : up 16.4 pct

'Bubble boy disease' therapy data lifts Mustang Bio, parent Fortress

** Honeywell International Inc : up 3.5 pct

Story headline if any

Up as air travel boom powers beat-and-raise quarter

Street View: Honeywell's visible earnings stream shows sustainable beat and raise dynamism

** Atlassian Corp : down 8.1 pct

Atlassian shares eye one-month low as Q3 billings disappoint

** ADTRAN Inc : up 9.9 pct

To open at over 6-week high on surprise profit

** Danaher Corp : up 2.3 pct

Street View: Strong start to the year for Danaher

** Snap Inc : down 1.7 pct

Wedbush sees limited upside, downgrades to 'neutral

** Greenbrier Cos Inc : up 5.6 pct

Climbs on $400 mln deal to expand North America footprint

** E*E*TRADE Financial Corp : up 1.5 pct

Rises after topping quarterly results, analysts upbeat

** Moleculin Biotech Inc : up 6.8 pct

Up on FDA's fast track status for leukemia drug

** Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc : down 32.8 pct

Falls after pricing equity offering

** Union Pacific Corp : up 4.7 pct

Up after chugging past weather woes to beat profit estimates

** Check Point Software Technologies Ltd : down 8.0 pct

Falls on Q2 forecast

** Snap-on Inc : up 6.4 pct

Jumps on biggest profit beat in at least 2 yrs

** Genuine Parts Co : down 5.4 pct

Down on Q1 rev, profit miss

** Altria Group Inc : down 2.6 pct

** British American Tobacco : down 1.3 pct

** Philip Morris International : down 0.8 pct

Tobacco cos dip after McConnell plans bill to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products

** KeyCorp : down 1.6 pct

** Regions Financial Corp : down 3.3 pct

** Synchrony Financial : up 0.7 pct

** SunTrust Banks Inc : up 0.3 pct

** BB&T Corp : down 0.1 pct

Shares of regional banks fall after mixed first quarter results

** Amyris Inc : up 18.4 pct

Gains on sale of Vitamin E royalties for $57 mln

** Sleep Number Corp : down 16 pct

Investors losing sleep over "low-quality qtr"

** CEVA Inc : down 2.1 pct

Continues to fall as Barclays downgrades stock on Intel 5G exit

** Plexus Corp : down 4.0 pct

Drops after quarterly report disappoints

** Computer Task Group : up 2.6 pct

Rises after Q1 revenue beat

** Torchmark Corp : up 2.8 pct

Hits over a year high on strong quarterly results

** Zoom Video Communications Inc : up 74.9 pct

Zoom debuts with a boom

** PPG Industries Inc : up 2.4 pct

Over a year high on profit beat

** Entergy Corp : up 1.0 pct

** American Electric Power Co Inc : up 0.3 pct

** PG&E Corp : down 2.8 pct

Cleaner, regulated above-average growth story-MS

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services up 0.10 pct
Consumer Discretionary up 0.07 pct
Consumer Staples up 0.18 pct
Energy down 0.29 pct
Financial up 0.07 pct
Health down 0.40 pct
Industrial up 1.03 pct
Information Technology up 0.06 pct
Materials down 0.06 pct
Real Estate up 0.74 pct
Utilities up 0.54 pct


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