BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-China Auto, Aehr, ITT Educational, Michaels
(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) Gains in energy and technology stocks helped the S&P 500 and the Dow move higher on Tuesday morning, but a steep fall in healthcare shares capped gains on the Nasdaq. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.38 percent at 17,988.65, the S&P 500 was up 0.35 percent at 2,116.79 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.04 percent at 4,970.807.
** CHEVRON CORP, $103.56, +2.36 pct
** EXXON MOBIL CORP, $90.53, +1.33 pct
** ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORP, $55.85, +4.82 pct
** EMERGE ENERGY SERVICES LP, $6.74, +10.13 pct
** BASIC ENERGY SERVICES INC, $2.19, +2.34 pct
Oil prices hit their highest in eight months on Tuesday, buoyed by the dollar nearing one-month lows and by falling Nigerian oil output after a spate of attacks on infrastructure.