The S&P 500
(INDEXSP:INX) is up .90% to 1431.34 points as of 2:25 p.m. EST today. Leading the rise is TripAdvisor
(NASDAQ:TRIP), which gained 8.70% to $41.73 per share after being upgraded by several firms
. Also up is Urban Outfitters
(NASDAQ:URBN), which rose 5.43% to $39.41 per share after the retailer stated that fourth-quarter comparable sales are up in the high-single-digit percentage so far. On the other hand, Family Dollar Stores
(NYSE:FDO) is down 8.52% to $64.57 per share. An article from Barron's speculates
that the company is falling alongside its rival, Dollar General
(NYSE:DG), which is down 7.30% to $43.15 per share because of poor third-quarter results.
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