MARKET PULSE-Health Management, Kroger, FedEx, Sodastream
July 9 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Tuesday:
WALL ST ON TRACK FOR FOURTH DAY OF GAINS
U.S. stocks rose, carrying the S&P 500 closer to all-time highs and putting it on track for a fourth straight advance as earnings season got under way. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.40 percent, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 0.58 percent and the Nasdaq Composite Index was up 0.40 percent.
** HEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES INC, $16.64, up 7 pct (1459 ET)
The hospital operator has attracted takeover interest from Community Health Systems Inc and other rivals, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.