The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) ¿ The following stocks were among those that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange: NYSE: Xerox Corp., up 31 cents at $8.03 Xerox posted a 52 percent drop in third-quarter earnings but boosted its 2009 adjusted profit forecast above Wall Street expectations. AT&T Inc., up 16 cents at $26.10 AT&T's profit dipped as revenue from traditional landlines dropped, but it added a record number of data-hungry iPhones to its network. J. Crew Group Inc., up $5.75 at $43.49 The chain significantly boosted its fiscal third-quarter profit forecast on better-than-expected sales and margins. Nucor Corp., down $1.82 at $44.18 The largest U.S. steel maker by production reported its third quarterly loss in a row, hurt by higher material costs and weak demand. Kimberly-Clark Corp., up $3.40 at $63.09 Price hikes on Huggies diapers and Kleenex tissues helped push the company to a 41 percent profit increase. NASDAQ: Amgen Inc., down $2.55 at $56.85 The company said the Food and Drug Administration has requested additional data on the proposed osteoporosis drug Prolia. Affymetrix Inc., down $1.60 at $7.26 The genetic analysis technology company posted weak third-quarter results and offered a soft revenue forecast for the fourth quarter.
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