MARKET PULSE-Intercept Pharma, Exxon, Google, Macy's, Amag
U.S. stocks dipped on Thursday, weighed by Exxon Mobil and retailers, as an earlier boost from upbeat labor market data lost steam. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.23 percent at 16,370, S&P 500 futures were down 0.05 percent at 1,831.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.47 percent at 3,548.
** INTERCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS INC, $285, +293.70 pct
The company said an analysis by an independent safety committee showed that its liver disease drug met the main goal of a mid-stage trial.
** EXXON MOBIL CORP, $99.76, -0.97 pct
Citigroup cut its rating on the oil company's stock to "neutral" to "buy."