MARKET PULSE-Apple, Cal-Maine, BPZ, Alon, Lexicon, US Airways

Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:13pm EST
 
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Dec 31 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Monday:

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S&P, NASDAQ RISE ON LAST DAY OF 2012, APPLE ADVANCES

Wall Street mostly edged higher, with the S&P 500 on track for double-digit gains for the year, as politicians bargained for a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff". The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.07 percent, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 0.24 percent and the Nasdaq Composite Index was up 0.66 percent.

** APPLE INC, $523.10, up 3 pct (1208 ET)

The company has agreed to withdraw patent claims against a new Samsung phone with a high-end display after Samsung said it was not offering to sell the product in the crucial U.S. market.

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