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U.S. stocks declined on Thursday as investors opened the year on a cautious note after the S&P 500 wrapped up its best year since 1997, despite economic data pointing to continued growth in the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.69 percent at 16,463.03, the S&P 500 was down 0.80 percent at 1,833.62 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.86 percent at 4,140.695.
** ORAMED PHARMACEUTICALS INC $18.3799, +19.12 pct
The company said it received patent allowances from the patent offices of Israel and Australia, covering a core concept of its technology for the oral delivery of drugs and vaccines.
** GENCO SHIPPING AND TRADING LTD, $2.46, -1.60 pct
** NAVIOS MARITIME HOLDINGS INC, $10.55, -5.47 pct
** BALTIC TRADING LTD, $6.31, -2.02 pct
** EAGLE BULK SHIPPING INC, $4.46, -2.83 pct Continued...