CORRECTED-MARKET PULSE- BlackBerry, Coty, Orbital, Berry Plastics

Tue Sep 17, 2013 3:02pm EDT
 
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(Corrects Swift Transportation item to say that the company presents at the Citi conference, while Con-way participates at the Morgan Stanley conference)

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Tuesday:

WALL ST EDGES UP, EXPECTS FED TAPERING WILL BE MODEST

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday on expectations the Federal Reserve will make only modest changes to a monetary policy that has been highly supportive of stocks and other assets. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 41.7 points or 0.27 percent, to 15,536.48, the S&P 500 gained 5.87 points or 0.35 percent, to 1,703.47 and the Nasdaq Composite added 21.737 points or 0.58 percent, to 3,739.583.

** BLACKBERRY LTD , $10.66, up 3.4 pct (12:54 p.m. ET)

The company confirmed its BBM messenger service will be available on Android and Apple's iOS soon. After Samsung Nigeria tweeted on Monday that BBM would debut on its devices on Friday and that it would be exclusively available on Samsung devices for three months, a BlackBerry spokesperson clarified to website CrackBerry that the company would be bringing the BBM app to "Android and iPhone users across the globe soon." (link.reuters.com/qas23v)   Continued...