BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Geron, Baker Hughes, Abengoa, Petrobras, BlackBerry
(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. stock index e-mini futures inched up on Friday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.03 percent at 17,602, S&P 500 futures were up 0.04 percent at 2,034.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.10 percent at 4,209.
** GERON CORP, Thursday close $2.31, +45.89 pct premarket
** JOHNSON & JOHNSON, Thursday close $109.07
Geron licensed its cancer compound, the last in its pipeline, to a unit of J&J for up to $935 million, in a welcome break to the company whose stock price has dropped from a high of $71.69 in 2000 to $2.31 on Thursday.
** BAKER HUGHES INC, Thursday close $58.75, +3.83 pct premarket
** HALLIBURTON CO, Thursday close $53.79, +0.76 pct premarket
** SCHLUMBERGER, Thursday close $94.85, +0.04 pct premarket Continued...