NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., up 8 cents to $81.01
Before Black Friday even began, the world’s biggest retailer logged more than 10 million register transactions in four hours.
Archer Daniels Midland Co., down $1.24 to $40.25
Australia rejected the conglomerate’s bid to acquire GrainCorp, saying the sale would be contrary to national interests.
Pioneer Natural Resources Co., down $1.16 to $177.75
The exploration and production company is reporting that severe winter weather “severely impacted” production in Texas.
Southwest Airlines Co., down 36 cents to $18.59
As U.S. oil production soars, there are murmurs about a production cut from OPEC, which could lead to higher costs for airlines.
Rio Tinto, up $2.11 to $53.05
The miner will halt production of alumina at its unprofitable Gove refinery in Australia’s Northern Territory as prices sag.
Apple Inc., up $10.11 to $556.07
Shares of the iPhone maker surpass $550 for the first time since early January as the company makes a big Black Friday push.
eBay Inc., up $1.22 to $50.52
The head of the online retailer’s North American operations says eBay sold an iPad mini every second around midnight.
Microsoft Corp., up 53 cents to $38.13
There are more reports that Ford chief Alan Mulally will lead the software company when Steve Ballmer steps down next year.