BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-GoPro, energy stocks, GT Advanced

Mon Oct 13, 2014 12:53pm EDT
 
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(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) U.S. stocks extended their recent decline on Monday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its fifth decline in six sessions, as the benchmark index touched its lowest level since May on global growth concerns. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.17 percent at 16,572.17, the S&P 500 was up 0.09 percent at 1,907.79 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.28 percent at 4,264.41.

** ALCO STORES INC, $0.4901, -70.30 pct

The Texas-based discounter filed for bankruptcy, joining the list of smaller U.S. retailers seeking protection from creditors. The company said it entered into debtor-in-possession credit agreement of $110 million and senior secured-term loan of $12.7 million.

** GT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES INC, $0.4275, -47.22 pct

Solar and LED equipment maker said on Friday it would cut 890 jobs and close an Arizona plant expected to make scratch-resistant screens for Apple Inc

GT Advanced filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with little warning last week, sending its shares plummeting 90 percent to below $1

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