- The Washington Times - Friday, April 17, 2009

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:

NYSE

Citigroup Inc., down 36 cents at $3.65

The bank posted its smallest quarterly loss since 2007, but loan losses are expected to rise through the year before they improve.

MGM Mirage, up 40 cents at $6.30



The casino operator paid down $70 million on its CityCenter project, but has another $200 million payment looming in two weeks.

Mattel Inc., up $1.98 at $15.01

While the toy company’s loss grew, strong Barbie sales pleased investors who had been fearing disaster after a weak holiday season.

GameStop Corp., down 87 cents at $28.83

A market research group said U.S. sales of video games sank in March from last year, driving down the video game retailer’s shares.

Media General Inc., down 30 cents at $2.67

The newspaper publisher and TV station owner said sinking ad revenues deepened its loss, and it will freeze its pension plan in May.

BB&T Corp., up $2.35 at $23.42

Loans that were written off as unpaid rose and the bank increased its loan-loss provisions, but results beat expectations.

Tyco Electronics Ltd., up $1.96 at $16.23

The electronics components maker is selling its wireless systems division to Harris Corp. for $675 million in cash.

NASDAQ

Zumiez Inc., up $1.71 at $11.15

An analyst upgraded the sports apparel and equipment retailer, saying April sales data may be come in stronger than forecast.

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