NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded higher Wednesday:

Scana Corp., up $8.78 to $47.65

The struggling energy company agreed to be bought by Dominion Energy for $7.9 billion in stock.

MoneyGram International Inc., down $1.20 to $12.11

U.S. regulators rejected the sale of the money transfer to a Chinese firm.

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., up $9.58 to $118.94

The consumer products company said it will try to sell its batteries and appliances businesses.

General Motors Co., up $1.02 to $42.82

Investors were pleased with GM’s sales in December.

Allergan PLC, down 18 cents to $170.14

The Botox maker said it will cut at least $300 million in annual spending and will eliminate 1,000 jobs.

Noble Energy Inc., up 82 cents to $31.01

Energy companies continued to rise as the price of oil increased.

Intel Corp., down $1.59 to $45.26

Technology website The Register reported that Intel’s processors have a security flaw, and fixing it could slow computers that use them.

Casey’s General Stores Inc. up $7.82 to $120.21

A group of investors said the discount store chain should consider selling itself.

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