MARKET PULSE-Ziopharm, Green Dot, Aurico Gold, Gordmans Stores

Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:32pm EDT
 
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March 26 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Tuesday:

WALL STREET GAINS ON ECONOMY, S&P 500 RECORD STILL ELUDES

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 within lstriking distance of its all-time high, as strong data on home prices pointed to an economy that was improving, albeit slowly.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 82.64 points, or 0.57 percent, at 14,530.39. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 7.78 points, or 0.50 percent, at 1,559.47. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 8.70 points, or 0.27 percent, at 3,244.

** D.R. HORTON INC, $24.31, down 1 pct (1325 ET)

** PULTEGROUP INC, $20.17, down 1 pct (1326 ET)   Continued...