MARKET PULSE-Amarin, Dow Chemical, BlackBerry, Alcoa, Sarepta, Gap

Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:01am EST
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(For more market insights, including options activity, click on ; for the Day Ahead newsletter; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track to snap a two-session losing streak after a flurry of corporate earnings reports. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.14 percent at 16,420, S&P 500 futures were up 0.40 percent at 1,841.7 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.70 percent at 3,610.

** YRC WORLDWIDE INC, $18.15, +14.73 pct

The trucking company and the Teamsters union reached a tentative deal for a new labor contract that sets the stage for the struggling company to push ahead with a refinancing plan.

The Teamsters will review the contract on Tuesday.

** FOREST LABORATORIES INC, $71.12, +3.46 pct

The drug company's results handily beat analysts' estimates in the first full quarter under new Chief Executive Brent Saunders, and the company raised its full-year profit forecast.