April 2, 2013
The Economic Times
US stocks rose on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 within striking distance of its all-time intraday high as healthcare stocks surged on prospects of a boost to earnings. The broader market's rise countered Monday's sell-off. Most investors expect moves to be limited this week before Friday's US monthly payrolls report. "We'll just be marking time until then, as people are squaring their positions," said Brian Battle, director of trading at Performance Trust Capital Partners in Chicago.