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U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday, as conflict in the Middle East intensified to push the energy sector higher, offsetting declines in the healthcare space after the U.S. Treasury moved to curb "tax inversion" deals.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.50 percent at 17,086.1, the S&P 500 was down 0.39 percent at 1,986.53.
** ALCO STORES INC, $2.9999, -49.15 pct - top percentage loser on the Nasdaq
The retailer hit an all-time low of $2.81 after posting a second-quarter loss compared to a profit a year earlier. Revenue fell 6 percent hurt by an 8.9 percent decline in same-store sales.
** GALMED PHARMACEUTICALS LTD, $8.7, +34.26 pct - top percentage gainer on the Nasdaq
The U.S. FDA gave fast-track status to the drug developer's lead drug, which is being tested as treatment for non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis. The drug is expected to be tested in a mid-stage study this year. Continued...