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Las Vegas Sands to join S&P 500

Las Vegas Sands shares are getting a boost after the S&P Dow Jones announced that the company will be added to the S&P 500, effective October 3. Nektar Therapeutics is getting booted and will now be replacing Sotheby's in the S&P MidCap 400.