NEW YORK (AP) ¿ Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Barclays PLC, up 89 cents at $5.31 The British bank said it has had a good start to 2009 and confirmed it has been in talks about selling its asset management unit. Illinois Tool Works Inc., down 91 cents at $26.94 The industrial products maker slashed its first-quarter earnings prediction on lower-than-expected global demand so far this year. Landry's Restaurants Inc., down 15 cents at $4.41 The restaurant, hotel and casino company said it swung to a profit in the fourth quarter, boosted by a gain from insurance proceeds. Fortress Investment Group LLC, up 9 cents at $1.59
The alternative asset manager posted a bigger fourth-quarter loss on ongoing financial market turmoil, though it cut costs. NASDAQ Century Casinos Inc., down 12 cents at $1.33 A stronger dollar and a pullback in consumer spending caused the casino operator to lose $651,000 in the fourth quarter. Houston Wire & Cable Co., down 41 cents at $5.30 Quarterly profit fell by more than half, as sales declined on weaker demand, the specialty wire and cable distributor said. Cypress Bioscience Inc., down 58 cents at $7.57 Revenue from collaborations fell and costs increased, pushing the drug developer to a quarterly loss from a year-ago profit. AgFeed Industries Inc., up 66 cents at $1.74 The animal feed and pork producer said its full-year profit more than doubled due to a steep increase in its hog production capacity.