NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Marriott International Inc., up $1.35 to $42.96
UBS upgrades the hotel operator, seeing an opportunity to invest in a company that has underperformed its peers this year.
Harvest Natural Resources Inc., up $1.10 to $5.25
The energy company is in exclusive talks to sell its Venezuelan assets to Pluspetrol Venezuela SA for about $373 million.
Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc., down $9.02 to $67.04
The furniture and housewares retailer reports a quarterly loss and a huge pay package for co-CEO and Chairman Gary Friedman.
Apple Inc., down $26.93 to $467.71
New product introductions fail to impress Wall Street. Analysts said they were disappointed the cheaper iPhone unveiled by Apple was not even lower priced.
News Corp., up 50 cents to $17.05
Southeastern Asset Management, Carl Icahn's partner in the Dell bid, disclosed a 12 percent stake in the media company.
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., down 84 cents to $17.30
Pacific Crest sees the potential for a downturn in the gamemaker's stock after the release of the next gaming consuls.
Pluristem Therapeutics Inc., up 18 cents to $3.23
The bio-therapeutics company received a U.S. patent that covers a stem cell therapy as a treatment for arterial disease.
Coldwater Creek Inc., down 82 cents to $1.92
The women's clothing company sees sales decline in its most recent quarter in tandem with lower foot traffic at its stores.