MARKET PULSE-Cal Dive, solar stocks, Comstock, Deere, Zynga, First Majestic

Wed May 15, 2013 11:25am EDT
 
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May 15 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Wednesday:

WALL STREET HOLDS FLAT AFTER DATA; DEERE WEIGHS

U.S. stocks slipped as both the Dow and S&P 500 held near their most recent record highs after a flurry of economic data did little to upset investor expectations for central bank policies. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.09 percent, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index down 0.10 percent and the Nasdaq Composite Index down 0.05 percent.

Industrial shares declined, weighed down by a 4.2 percent drop in Deere & Co to $89.77.

** DEERE & CO, $88.67, down 5.44 pct (1107 ET)

The world's largest farm equipment maker reported higher-than-expected quarterly results on Wednesday and forecast a record profit for the full year, but it said it was cautious because of weakness in the construction market.   Continued...