MARKET PULSE-Aeropostale, Aruba, Livedeal, Rubicon, Nordson, Isis
(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 rose modestly on Friday, after a better-than-expected reading on the housing market, with the S&P on track to set a new record closing high. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.32 percent at 16,595.89, the S&P 500 was up 0.35 percent at 1,899.09 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.55 percent at 4,177.05.
** AEROPOSTALE INC, $3.419, -24.36 pct
The teen apparel retailer could raise going concern doubts as soon as next year as the struggling teen apparel retailer burns up cash amid mounting losses, Morgan Stanley analysts warned on Friday.
** HEWLETT-PACKARD CO, $33.89, +6.64 pct
The information technology company's shares rose on Friday, a day after the personal computer maker said it would cut as many as 16,000 more jobs and forecast strong free cash flow for the year.
** PTC THERAPEUTICS INC, $23.66, +54.44 pct
** PROSENA HOLDINGS, $8.14, +22.96 pct
** SAREPTA THERAPEUTICS, $34.235, +5.18 pct Continued...