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July 8 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Monday:
WALL ST CLIMBS AFTER STRONG DATA, BEFORE ALCOA REPORTS
U.S. stocks rose, putting the S&P 500 on pace for its third straight advance after a robust June payrolls report and before the start of quarterly earnings reports after the market's close. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.49 percent, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 0.46 percent and the Nasdaq Composite Index added 0.41 percent.
** DELL INC, $13.34, up 2.37 pct (0931 ET)
Investment advisory firm ISS has recommended Dell shareholders vote in favor a $24.4 billion offer for the PC maker from founder and Chief Executive Michael Dell, the company's special committee said on Monday.