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Apple, Foot Locker, Staples and Martha Stewart Living are big market movers

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

NYSE

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., up 9 cents to $4.96

The media company’s fourth-quarter profit held steady from a year ago following a production deal with magazine publisher Meredith.

Foot Locker Inc., up $2.34 to $59.37

The sneaker and athletic clothing retailer reported profit and revenue for the fiscal fourth-quarter that beat analysts’ expectations.

Big Lots Inc., up 70 cents to $48.52

The discount retailer posted fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that surpassed what Wall Street analysts had been expecting.

Demand Media Inc., up 70 cents to $5.95

The publisher of eHow, Livestrong.com and other websites reported a fourth-quarter loss, but its earnings still beat expectations.

Nasdaq

Apple Inc., up 19 cents to $126.60

The iPhone seller’s stock will join the Dow Jones industrial average index on March 19, replacing wireless carrier AT&T Inc.

Staples Inc., down 45 cents to $16.05

The nation’s largest office supply chain reported a loss in the fourth quarter as the company booked restructuring charges.

Diamond Foods Inc., up $2.86 to $30.34

The company behind Pop Secret popcorn and Emerald nuts posted a profit in its second quarter following a loss a year ago.

The Fresh Market Inc., up $1.40 to $41.03

The grocery store chain reported a profit for the fiscal fourth-quarter that surpassed Wall Street expectations.