MARKET PULSE-DuPont, Superconductor, Delta, Beazer, Travelers

Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:38pm EDT
 
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April 23 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Tuesday:

WALL STREET RISES ON STRONG EARNINGS DESPITE SOFT DATA

Stocks climbed as strong earnings from Travelers and others put shares on track for a third straight day of gains, though worries about the strength of the global economy were not far from investors' minds. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 143.61 points, or 0.99 percent, to 14,713.70. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 15.89 points, or 1.02 percent, to 1,578.39. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 39.29 points, or 1.22 percent, to 3,272.84.

** SUPERCONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES INC, $5.15, up 125 pct (1214 ET)

The maker of high temperature superconducting materials said it recently received orders for one of its wires, used for power applications such as smart grids. It expected backlog to exhaust its production capacity until at least the third quarter of 2013.

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