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Winners and losers updated for closing stock prices.

NEW YORK(

TheStreet

) -- While stocks struggled to stay in the green Monday, the financial sector wobbled slightly on news of foreclosure halts and third-quarter earnings previews by analysts.

The

Financial Select Sector SPDR

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closed down two cents to $14.68 a share.

JPMorgan Chase

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was the big winner Monday morning, with the stock up 42 cents to $39.73 on news that the bank is likely to post higher profits on lower revenue, when it reports

third quarter earnings.

American International Group

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stock was up 13 cents, to $41.04, on news that the insurer has started its exit plan by exchanging equity units.

Bank of America

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shares were up four cents, to $13.22, but closed down there cents at $13.15 Monday. The bank announced on Friday that it would be halting foreclosures nationwide to review its foreclosure document processing.

The biggest loser Monday morning was

Prudential Financial

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. The insurer's stock sunk 59 cents, to $53.45, after it was downgraded to underweight from neutral by analysts at JPMorgan. Analysts said the insurer is likely to report losses due to variable annuities in the third-quarter.

Wells Fargo

's

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shares fell 30 cents, to $25.65, on news that has settled charges of deceptive marketing practices over some of its mortgage products. The settlement will cost the bank $772 million.

Citigroup

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closed down a penny at $4.18 a share. A Citi executive said that after the U.S. government sells off its stake in the bank, Citi may make acquisitions to boost its transaction services business in Africa, according to

Reuters.

--Written by Maria Woehr in New York.

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