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Wall Street's three main indexes gave up most of their earlier gains in volatile trading on Friday that traders blamed on the expiration of stock futures and options, with only the defensive sectors of the market staying consistently higher, highlighting concerns of slowing growth.

The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:

** Nike Inc, up 7.9 pct

** Foot Locker Inc, up 4.3 pct

** Carmax Inc, up 3.8 pct

The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:

** Perrigo Co Plc, down 24.1 pct

** Conagra Brands, down 6.8 pct

** Twitter Inc, down 4.3 pct

The top three NYSE percentage gainers:

** Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais, up 25.3 pct

** Sunlands Online Education Group, up 11.5 pct

** Carbo Ceramics, up 10 pct

The top three NYSE percentage losers:

** Perrigo Co Plc, down 24.1 pct

** Bank of Montrea, down 20.7 pct

** Invesco S&P SmallCap Quality ETF, down 20.5 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:

** Obalon Therapeutics Inc, up 42.7 pct

** NF Energy Corp, up 39.3 pct

** Hydrogenics Corp, up 23.8 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:

** Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc, down 38.1 pct

** Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc, down 36.2 pct

** Therapix Biosciences Ltd, down 18.1 pct

** Obalon Therapeutics Inc: up 42.7 pct

Surges on FDA approval of imaging technology

** Nike Inc: up 7.9 pct

Shares rally after Q2 results beat on strong N.America online sales

** Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc: down 2.0 pct

Street View: Int'l, wholesale businesses continue to be a drag on Walgreens

** Perrigo Company Plc: down 24.1 pct

Falls after $1.9 bln tax bill from Ireland authorities

** Accenture Plc: down 1.5 pct

Street View: Accenture's "solid" qtr overshadowed by weak forecast

** Altria Group Inc: down 2.7 pct

Gets first 'sell' ratings in over a year on "rich" Juul deal

** KKR & Co. Inc: up 1.5 pct

Telepizza gains 30 pct in two days on KKR takeover bid

** Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc: down 1.8 pct

Falls as co delays reporting cystic fibrosis trial data

** Tracon Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 29.2 pct

Tumbles after cancer drug fails mid-stage trial

** CalAmp Corp: down 6.9 pct

CalAmp Corp: Analysts cut PT on supply chain, macro concerns

** Jazz Pharmaceuticals: down 6.5 pct

Drops after FDA extends review period for daytime sleepiness drug

** Foot Locker Inc: up 4.3 pct

Nike helps footwear retailer score

The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:

Communication Services down 1.14 pct
Consumer Discretionary down 0.33 pct
Consumer Staples up 0.77 pct
Energy up 0.37 pct
Financial down 0.11 pct
Health up 0.13 pct
Industrial down 0.33 pct
Information Technology down 0.44 pct
Materials up 0.80 pct
Real Estate up 0.71 pct
Utilities up 1.32 pct


Compiled by Arundhati Sarkar in Bengaluru)

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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