BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Baker Hughes, DreamWorks, Allergan

Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:40am EST
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter,; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stock index e-mini futures fell on Monday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.19 percent at 17,570, S&P 500 futures were down 0.25 percent at 2,033 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.17 percent at 4,214.75.

** HALLIBURTON CO, Friday close $55.08, -3.41 pct premarket

** BAKER HUGHES INC, Friday close $59.89, +16.21 pct premarket

Halliburton, the world's second-largest oilfield services provider, said it would buy smaller rival Baker Hughes for about $34.6 billion in cash and stock.

** PFIZER INC, Friday close $30.34, -1.65 pct premarket

The U.S. drug maker dampened investors' expectations of a renewed bid for AstraZeneca on Monday by signing a major cancer drug deal with Germany's Merck KGaA, reducing the U.S. firm's need for Astra's products.