Stocks were in flux as gains in the consumer space offset a selloff in energy. Krispy Kreme (KKD) led consumer staples after agreeing to become privately-held in a $1.35 billion deal. Tyson Foods (TSN) climbed after beating second-quarter estimates and boosting its full-year outlook. The meat processor said it saved $80 million in its recent quarter as the cost of chicken feed fell. Sotheby's (BID) had a rough quarter, reporting a steeper-than-expected loss. The auction house suffered a per-share loss nearly six times steeper than a year earlier, as net auction sales tumbled 35%. LendingClub (LC) tumbled after its CEO resigned following a board investigation into an improper loan sale.
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