BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Geron, Digital Ally, EnLink, TubeMogul, Youku Tudou
(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 futures were slightly higher on Friday, with the S&P on track for a fourth straight weekly advance, ahead of data on consumer sentiment.
Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.09 percent at 17,611, S&P 500 futures were up 0.09 percent at 2,035.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.09 percent at 4,208.75.
** GERON CORP, Thursday close $2.31, +38.53 pct premarket
** JOHNSON & JOHNSON, Thursday close $109.07, +0.00 pct premarket
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, +5.70 pct premarket
** HALLIBURTON CO, Thursday close $53.79, +2.04 pct premarket Continued...