MARKET PULSE-Card companies, Cubist Pharma, Symantec, Vitran, Epiq
July 31 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Wednesday:
WALL ST RISES AFTER NO WORD FROM FED ON TAPERING
U.S. stocks extended gains in volatile trading after the Federal Reserve gave no hint that a reduction in the pace of its bond-buying program is imminent. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.26 percent, the S&P 500 0.49 percent and the Nasdaq Composite 0.62 percent.
** VISA INC $178.46, down 7 pct (1555 ET)
** MASTERCARD INC $610.69, up 0.7 pct (1357 ET)
** AMERICAN EXPRESS CO $73.90, down 1.3 pct (1358 ET) Continued...