MARKET PULSE-Pandora, Whirlpool, Cracker Barrel, AMD, housing stocks
June 3 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Monday:
S&P DIPS AFTER DATA BUT MERCK LIFTS DOW
U.S. stocks were mostly lower in choppy trade on Monday as the latest data on manufacturing continued to paint a mixed picture on the strength of the economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.36 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 0.19 percent. The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.77 percent.
** APPLE INC, $445.60, down 0.8 pct (1300 ET)
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