MARKET PULSE-Greenbrier, Prestige Brands, Wabash, JDA Software, Newport Corp

Thu Nov 1, 2012 12:35pm EDT
 
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Nov 1 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Thursday:

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WALL STREET JUMPS 1 PCT ON STRONG LABOR MARKET DATA

U.S. stocks climbed 1 percent on Thursday after both weekly jobless claims and data on growth in private-sector jobs pointed to improving labor market conditions a day before the government's closely watched monthly jobs report. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 1.21 percent, The S&P 500 up 1.03 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite up 1.37 percent.

** WABASH NATIONAL CORP, $7.71, up 22 pct (1228 ET)

The trailer maker reported higher third-quarter earnings on Wednesday and raised its full year new trailer shipments estimate to between 46,000 and 48,000 units. The company said it expects strong demand for new trailers and an increase in customer deliveries during the fourth quarter.   Continued...