On the upside
Retail sales rose more than expected in December to lift shares of Gap (NYSE: GPS).
The Burlington School District deployed EnerNOC's (Nasdaq: ENOC) EfficiencySMART Insight application to reduce energy consumption and expenses.
On the downside
Coldwater Creek (Nasdaq: CWTR) warned of flat fourth quarter sales and greater losses than previously forecast. Given Imaging (Nasdaq: GIVN) ended discussions for a possible sale.
Profit taking sank shares of Telik (Nasdaq: TELK).
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of nearly 5 to 4 on the NYSE and by nearly 9 to 7 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index slipped 2 points to 1467.