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March 4 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Monday:

WALL ST LITTLE CHANGED ON GROWTH CONCERNS

Wall Street was little changed as investors took worries about global growth and the euro zone debt crisis as opportunities to take a breather from equities that have risen near record highs. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.09 percent, while the Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 0.02 percent and the Nasdaq Composite Index up 0.04 percent.

** THERAVANCE INC, $23.69, up 13 pct (1258 ET)

Shares of Theravance rose after a brokerage said a positive outcome for the company's respiratory drug could lead to a takeover of the company, which is one-quarter owned by GlaxoSmithKline Plc.

The stock, trading almost two times its average 10-day volume, was one of the top percentage gainers on the Nasdaq at 1259 ET.   Continued...