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