MARKET PULSE-BlackBerry, Amazon, Ebay, Christopher Banks

Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:00am EDT
 
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March 14 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Thursday: (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 OPENS UP, DOW EYES 10TH DAY OF GAINS

Wall Street opened higher on Thursday as the Dow attempted to extend its recent winning streak to 10 days after data showed the labor market recovery was gaining traction.

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 30.26 points, or 0.21 percent, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 3.21 points, or 0.21 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite Index added 7.90 points, or 0.24 percent.

** SINOVAC BIOTECH LTD, $4.95, up 55 pct (0947 ET)

The China-based company said a late-stage trial of its experimental vaccine for hand, foot and mouth disease met the main study goal of preventing the infection in infants between the ages of 6 and 35 months.

** EBIX INC, $17.17, up 10 pct (0946 ET)   Continued...