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    U.S. stocks inched to fresh record highs on Friday, as investors remained
optimistic about improving trade relations between Washington and Beijing in the
run-up to the holiday season.
    At 10:31 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.32% at
28,468.8. The S&P 500 was up 0.46% at 3,220.11 and the Nasdaq Composite
 was up 0.31% at 8,914.408.
 The top three S&P 500 percentage gainers:
 ** Carnival Corp, up 9.4%
 ** Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, up 4.6%
 ** Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, up 3.4%
 The top three S&P 500 percentage losers:
 ** F5 Networks Inc, down 5.2%
 ** CarMax Inc, down 5.1%
 ** Abiomed Inc, down 2.7%
 The top three NYSE percentage gainers:
 ** Rite Aid Corp, up 19.7%
 ** AAR Corp, up 13.2%
 ** Care.Com Inc, up 13.2%
 The top three NYSE percentage losers:
 ** Contango Oil & Gas Co, down 10.4%
 ** US Steel Corp, down 8.3%
 ** Intelsat SA, down 6.4%
 The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers:
 ** Monopar Therapeutics Inc, up 59.6%
 ** Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc, up 35.3%
 ** NewLink Genetics Corp, up 30.9%
 The top three Nasdaq percentage losers:
 ** Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp, down 64.5%
 ** Abeona Therapeutics Inc, down 35.3%
 ** NanoVibronix Inc, down 27.2%
 ** Nike Inc: down 1.5%
 BUZZ-Street View: Nike's gross margin concerns could soon fade
 ** United States Steel Corp: down 8.3%
 BUZZ-U.S. Steel falls on disappointing forecast, plans to halt ops at a
 ** General Electric Co: flat
 BUZZ-JPM's Tusa says 737 Max production halt negative longer term for GE

 ** BlackBerry Ltd: up 10.3%
 BUZZ-Rises on Q3 revenue beat
 ** Carmax Inc: down 5.1%
 BUZZ-Slides after missing Q3 profit on higher advertising spend
 ** CalAmp Corp: down 17.3%
 BUZZ-Plummets on dismal Q4 profit forecast
 BUZZ-Gloomy forecast puts stock on track for worst day in a year
 ** Scholastic Corp: up 8.4%
 BUZZ-Scholastic jumps on better-than-expected profit, revenue
 ** Abeona Therapeutics Inc: down 35.3%
 BUZZ-Set for worst day in 5 yrs on stock-and-warrants offer
 ** F5 Networks Inc: down 5.2%
 BUZZ-Drops on $1 bln deal for Shape Security
 ** Ocugen Inc: up 14.2%
 BUZZ-Ocugen holds potential to become leader in ophthalmology - H.C. Wainwright

 ** Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp: down 64.5%
 BUZZ-Stealth BioTherapeutics set to open at record low after trial failure

 ** Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc: down 1.6% 
 BUZZ-Falls on production halt of 737 MAX parts
 ** Inc: up 13.2%
 BUZZ-Rises after IAC to buy company for $500 mln
 ** Cigna Corp: up 2.8%
 BUZZ-Cigna rises on pact with pharmacy benefit manager Prime
 ** AAR Corp: up 13.2%
 BUZZ-AAR Corp: Hits all-time high after beat-and-raise qtr
 ** Carnival Corp: up 9.4%
 BUZZ-Carnival Corp gains on 2020 profit forecast beat, buoys rivals

 The 11 major S&P 500 sectors:
 Communication Services             up 0.09%
 Consumer Discretionary             up 0.24%
 Consumer Staples                   up 0.72%
 Energy                             up 0.41%
 Financial                          up 0.49%
 Health                             up 0.83%
 Industrial                         up 0.23%
 Information Technology             up 0.49%
 Materials                          up 0.43%
 Real Estate                        up 0.54%
 Utilities                          up 0.44%
 (Compiled by Abhishek Manikandan in Bengaluru)