MARKET PULSE-Build-A-Bear, Merck, Brightcove, Zoetis, Audience

Fri Feb 1, 2013 1:38pm EST
 
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Feb 1 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Friday:

WALL STREET SURGES TO FIVE-YEAR HIGHS ON DATA

U.S. stocks climbed to five-year highs in the wake of jobs and manufacturing data that showed the economy's sluggish recovery is still on track. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.99 percent, the S&P 500 rose 1.01 percent and the Nasdaq Composite rose 1.21 percent.

** MERCK & CO, $41.94, down 3 pct (1254 ET)

The No. 2 U.S. drugmaker's quarterly results beat estimates, helped by strong sales of its Januvia diabetes drug and Gardasil vaccine against cervical cancer, but the company forecast 2013 profit at the low end of expectations.   Continued...