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Stocks Fall; InterGroup Soars, Ceres Tanks

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 37 points in Thursday trading to close at 18,126. The S&P 500 fell three points to 2,121. The Nasdaq fell nine points to 5,098. The LABJ Stock Index fell one point to 233.

Stocks Rise; Ceres Spikes, U.S. Auto Parts Stalls

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 121 points in Wednesday trading to close at 18,163. The S&P 500 rose 19 points to 2,123. The Nasdaq rose 74 points to 5,107. The LABJ Stock Index rose two points to 234.

Stocks Down; MannKind Climbs, Nova LifeStyle Falls

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 190 points in Tuesday trading to close at 18,042. The S&P 500 fell 22 points to 2,104. The Nasdaq fell 57 points to 5,033. The LABJ Stock Index fell two points to 232. Gainers and Losers: Tuesday’s biggest local gainer was Valencia diabetes drug developer MannKind Corp. Shares rose six percent on the day, closing at $4.81. Shares have been climbing since an analysts’ report suggested doctors might prescribe Afrezza, the company’s inhalable insulin treatment, at rates higher than initially expected. Tuesday’s biggest loser was Commerce furniture designer and manufacturer Nova LifeStyle Inc. Shares fell 15 percent on the day, closing at $2.83 and continuing what’s been a volatile six months for the company’s stock.

PE Roundup: Private Equity Deals Announced This Week

Beverly Hills firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners announced Wednesday that it has made an investment in Tampa, Fla., foam manufacturer Allied Aerofoam Products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

MannKind, Qualstar Among Week’s Big Movers

The Los Angeles Business Journal’s index of the largest local public companies rose slightly for the week. The weighted LABJ index rose less than 1 percent to close at 234, with gainers outpacing losers 88 to 61. Seven companies closed the week unchanged.

Stocks Fall

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 54 points in Friday trading to close at 18,232. The S&P 500 fell five points to 2,126. The Nasdaq fell one point to 5,089. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 234.

Stocks Rise

The Dow Jones industrial average was flat in Thursday trading to close at 18,286. The S&P 500 rose five points to 2,131. The Nasdaq rose 19 points to 5,091. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 235.

Markets Mixed

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 27 points in Wednesday trading to close at 18,285. The S&P 500 fell two points to 2,126. The Nasdaq rose two points to 5,072. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 235.

Stocks Mixed

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 14 points in Tuesday trading to close at 18,312. The S&P 500 fell one point to 2,128. The Nasdaq fell eight points to 5,070. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 234.

Stocks Rise

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 26 points in Monday trading to close at 18,299. The S&P 500 rose six points to 2,129. The Nasdaq rose 30 points to 5,078. The LABJ Stock Index rose one point to 234.

PE Roundup: Private Equity Deals Announced This Week

Beverly Hills firm Platinum Equity announced Monday that it has completed the acquisition of acquisition of Irving, Texas, construction fastener maker PrimeSource Building Products Inc. from Japan’s Itochu Corp. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

On Assignment, Nova Lifestyle Among This Week’s Movers

The Los Angeles Business Journal’s index of the largest local public companies rose slightly for the week. The weighted LABJ index rose 1 percent to close at 234, with gainers outpacing losers 96 to 52. Eight companies closed the week unchanged.

Stocks Mixed

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 20 points in Friday trading to close at 18,273. The S&P 500 rose two points to 2,123. The Nasdaq fell three points to 5,048. The LABJ Stock Index rose one point to 234.

Stocks Rise

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 192 points in Thursday trading to close at 18,252. The S&P 500 rose 23 points to 2,121. The Nasdaq rose 69 points to 5,051. The LABJ Stock Index rose three points to 233.

Stocks Mixed

The Dow Jones industrial average fell eight points in Wednesday trading to close at 18,060. The S&P 500 fell one point to 2,098. The Nasdaq rose six points to 4,982. The LABJ Stock Index was flat at 230.