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**ARUBA NETWORKS INC, $17.83, down 19 pct. **RUCKUS WIRELESS INC, $14.88, down 22 pct. **MERU NETWORKS, $4.19, down 11 PCT.
*Investors looking for catalysts after rally. NEW YORK, May 7- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its three-day rally to an intraday high, although profit-taking in technology shares capped gains. Shares of First Solar and video subscription company Netflix were also down, pressuring the index.
*Benchmark cuts target price to $100 from $110; rating hold. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
*S&P Capital IQ raises to buy from hold. For a summary of rating and price target changes on U.S. companies: Reuters Eikon users, click on RCH/US Reuters 3000 Xtra users, double-click RCH/US Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
The past five years haven't been the brightest for the economy or consumers, but that hasn't held back retail stocks. It's been the consumer that has led the way for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since the Oct. 9, 2007, closing peak for the blue chip index, with two retailers landing among the top five performers since that time.
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The Dow and S&P 500 gained to finish at five-year highs in choppy trading Tuesday, ahead of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address later this evening.
U.S. stock index futures were narrowly mixed Tuesday ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address this evening.
*Goodyear profit tops estimates, but tire company cuts outlook. "Things are really quiet, waiting to see what the marching orders are for the next four years," said Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group in Pittsburgh. Equities were mostly flat on Monday but the trend for the S&P 500, after six straight weeks of gains, has been upward.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday could drive market focus straight to the next skirmish in the budget and deficit battle with Congress, depending on his tone.
Take a look at some of Monday midday movers:
The Forensic Accounting ETF launches today. The fund spotlights a concept that is often woefully overlooked.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Inventory problems look to drag down share prices for a couple of high-end retailers, Brad Lamensdorf of the Ranger Equity Bear ETF said Monday on CNBC.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks gained steam on Tuesday, with the Dow climbing 1 percent and the S&P 500 on track for a second straight advance, as voters chose the next president. Polls showed President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney neck-and-neck, with a handful of battleground states expected to decide the winner.
Investors will also closely watch races in the Senate and House of Representatives that could affect the ``fiscal cliff,'' or $600 billion in spending cuts and tax increases that are set to be automatically triggered at the end of the year.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a second straight advance as Americans went to the polls to elect the country's president.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday, indicating the S&P 500 would advance for a second consecutive session with voters set to elect the country's president.
Shares of Fossil jumped Tuesday after a Citi upgraded its rating on the retailer. THE SPARK: Analyst Oliver Chen sees earnings and stock growth ahead for the company. THE ANALYSIS: Fossil Inc. is already showing signs of growth and the analyst expects it should make bolder gains in 2013..