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• Big Lots gained $3.23, or 11.5 percent, to $31.27 after the discount retailer raised its full-year earnings forecast and reported a loss that wasn’t as bad as analysts had expected.

• Pep Boys fell $1.11, or 10.4 percent, to $9.57 after posting a loss on weak sales at the company’s auto stores and reporting rising costs.

• MetroPCS fell 81 cents, or 7.5 percent, to $9.96 after Reuters reported that Sprint isn’t currently considering making a counter offer for the cellphone business. MetroPCS and T-Mobile said in October that they had agreed to combine their businesses.