BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-McDonald's, Sony, Digital River
Dec 8 - (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. stocks fell on Monday, putting the S&P 500 on track for its biggest daily percentage decline since October, as energy shares fell with oil prices and global growth concerns rose, following soft data out of China and Japan. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.54 percent at 17,861.6, the S&P 500 was down 0.68 percent at 2,061.35 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 47.53 points, or 0.99 percent, to 4,733.22
** MCDONALD'S CORP, $92.8, -3.64 pct
McDonald's reported a steeper-than-expected fall in global same-restaurant sales in November and said current-quarter results would be hurt by the after-effects of a supplier scandal in China and a stronger dollar.
** MERCK & CO INC, $62.14, +1.06 pct
** CUBIST PHARMACEUTICALS INC, $100.66, +35.37 pct
** TETRAPHASE PHARMACEUTICALS INC, $30.88, +11.12 pct
** CEMPRA INC, $16.035, +11.20 pct Continued...