MARKET PULSE-Health insurers, Delta Air, Ford, IGo, BGC Partners

Tue Apr 2, 2013 10:32am EDT
 
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April 2 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Tuesday:

HEALTHCARE LEADS WALL ST HIGHER, S&P RECORD IN VIEW

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 within striking distance of its all-time intraday high as healthcare stocks surged on prospects of a boost to earnings.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 83.90 points, or 0.58 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 9.51 points, or 0.61 percent. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 24.75 points, or 0.76 percent.

** HUMANA INC, $81.92, up 9 pct (0931 ET)

** UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC $62.19, up 5 pct (0931 ET)   Continued...