MARKET PULSE-Twitter, Apple, Dixie Group, Core Labs, Bridgepoint
U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, with cyclical names driving the Dow to its second all-time high in as many sessions as the S&P 500 moved within striking distance of its own record. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.60 percent at 16,682.43, and the S&P 500 was up 0.82 percent at 1,893.89.
** TWITTER INC, $33.84, +5.59 pct
Brokerage SunTrust raised its rating on the stock of the messaging service to "buy" from "neutral", theflyonthewall.com reported. (r.reuters.com/qed39v)
** GENERAL MOTORS CO, $34.72, +1.43 pct
The automaker said it had reassigned an executive who dealt with U.S. safety regulators probing defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths, as part of a restructuring meant to improve vehicle safety.