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Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:00am EDT
 
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March 12 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Tuesday: (For more market insights, including options activity, click on ; for The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/faq23t)

WALL ST STARTS LITTLE CHANGED AFTER RALLY

U.S. stocks were little changed at the start of trading on Tuesday as investors paused after a seven-session string of gains and the Bundesbank's chief warned the euro zone's crisis has not ended.

** LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORP, $62.57, up 2 pct (0937 ET)

The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that private equity firm KKR & CO LP is considering teaming up with other private equity firms to bid for the biomedical laboratory equipment maker, citing people familiar with the matter. (r.reuters.com/gyd66t)

Reuters had reported on Jan. 29 that private equity firms KKR, Blackstone Group LP, Bain Capital LLC and TPG Capital LP were interested in buying the company. Last week, Reuters reported that a number of PE firms were exploring a joint offer for Life Technologies.

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