MARKET PULSE-Lennar, GlaxoSmithkline, Jabil, Guess, BP
(For more market insights, including options activity, click on ; for the Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised the possibility of an earlier- than-anticipated increase in interest rates.
** LENNAR CORP, Wednesday close $41.34, +2.20 pct premarket
The second-largest U.S. homebuilder by revenue reported a higher quarterly profit as it sold more homes.
** GENERAL MOTORS CO, Wednesday close $34.91, +0.03 pct after market
** TOYOTA MOTOR CORP, Wednesday close $108.68, +0.29 pct after market
Toyota Motor Corp will pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal probe into safety issues, in a deal that could serve as a template for how U.S. authorities approach a similar investigation into General Motors.