MARKET PULSE-Container Store, Digirad, Body Central, Barrick

Fri Nov 1, 2013 10:01am EDT
 
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Nov 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose slightly at the open on Friday after two days of losses spurred by concerns over Federal Reserve policy. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.22 percent at 15,579.82, the S&P 500 was up 0.16 percent at 1,759.43 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.32 percent at 3,932.231.

Some stocks on the move:

** CHEVRON CORP, $117.86, down 1.8 pct (9:44 a.m. ET)

The second-largest U.S. oil company reported a decline in quarterly profit due to the impact of lower refining margins, while oil and gas production increased but remained short of its target.

** CONTAINER STORE GROUP INC, $35.20, up 95.5 pct (9:55 a.m. ET)   Continued...