CORRECTED-MARKET PULSE- Goldman Sachs, gold stocks, Sarepta, LDK Solar

Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:11am EDT
 
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(Corrects stock price in Caterpillar item)

April 16 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Tuesday:

FUTURES ADD TO GAINS AFTER CPI DATA

U.S. stock index futures slightly added to gains after data showed U.S. consumer prices fell in March for the first time in four months, providing the Federal Reserve with room to maintain its monetary stimulus. S&P 500 futures were up 14.4 points, the Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 140 points and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 26 points.

** JOHNSON & JOHNSON, Monday close $81.71, up 1.3 pct premarket

The diversified healthcare company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings, as growth of newer medicines for cancer, hepatitis C and blood clots offset declining sales of its treatments for heartburn and attention deficit disorder.

** COCA-COLA CO, Monday close $40.09, up 4 pct premarket   Continued...