CORRECTED-MARKET PULSE-J.C. Penney, Eli Lilly, Whirlpool, First BanCorp, Xerox

Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:31am EDT
 
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(Corrects sub-head on markets blurb to "Wall St falls to session lows" from "Wall Street slightly higher after retail data")

Aug 13 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Tuesday:

WALL ST FALLS TO SESSION LOWS

U.S. stocks turned negative and fell to session lows in morning trading on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its sixth negative session out of the past seven.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.47 percent while the Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 0.37 percent. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 0.53 percent.

** J.C. PENNEY CO, $12.7, down 3.5 pct (1004 ET)

J.C. Penney said activist investor Bill Ackman had resigned from the board, three years after embarking on a public and at times acrimonious campaign to turn around the struggling department store operator and less than a week after demanding the ouster of its chairman and chief executive.   Continued...