BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Cliffs, Agios, Vipshop, PetSmart

Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:12am 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, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock index e-mini futures were little changed on Wednesday following record closing highs for both the Dow and S&P 500 and ahead of housing data and minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve policy meeting. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.07 percent at 17,639, S&P 500 futures were down 0.10 percent at 2,046.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.05 percent at 4,236.

** CLIFFS NATURAL RESOURCES INC, Tuesday close $10.21, -10.87 pct premarket

The miner said it was looking to exit its Eastern Canadian iron ore operations, which may result in the closure of its Bloom Lake mine in Quebec.

** AGIOS PHARMACEUTICALS INC, Tuesday close $83.81, +10.97 pct premarket

The drug developer said its experimental blood cancer drug, AG-120, showed significant clinical activity in an early stage trial.

Canaccord Genuity raised its price target on the stock to $111 from $97, the highest among the six brokerages covering the stock.

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