MARKET PULSE-Tesla Motors, CytRx, Kroger, Ixia, Intuitive Surgical

Tue Jul 9, 2013 10:00am EDT
 
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July 9 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Tuesday:

WALL ST OPENS HIGHER ON EARNINGS OPTIMISM

U.S. stocks rose at the open, putting the S&P 500 on pace for a fourth straight advance, after Alcoa's earnings caused moderate optimism at the start of the earnings season. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.47 percent, the S&P 500 gained 0.57 percent and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.39 percent.

** BARNES & NOBLE INC, $18.26, up 3.39 pct (0945 ET)

The company's CEO William Lynch resigned on Monday, an acknowledgement that its digital division Nook has failed to compete successfully in the e-reader and tablet markets and possibly presaging a further shake-up in the company.

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