MARKET PULSE-Health insurers, Delta Air, Ford, Optimer Pharma, Hertz
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...