MARKET PULSE-Elan, GMX Resources, Bed Bath & Beyond
March 11 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Monday: (For more market insights, including options activity, click on STXNEWS/US; for The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)
STOCK INDEX FUTURES SIGNAL LOWER OPEN
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.2 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.1 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.2 percent at 0846 GMT.
** ELAN CORP PLC , Friday close $11.46, up 6 pct after market
The drugmaker is to bring forward a planned $1 billion share buyback to this week, the Irish company said in a statement on Friday, a move that could undermine a takeover offer by U.S. investment firm Royalty Pharma.
** GMX RESOURCES INC, Friday close $3.24 Continued...