BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Novogen, BBX Capital, Hydrogenics, Willbros, Google
(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 turned positive in volatile late morning trading on Tuesday. Wall Street had opened lower as a further slide in crude oil prices and the Russian rouble sent traders fleeing from risky assets on global economic concerns.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.59 percent at 17,282.63, the S&P 500 was up 0.55 percent at 2,000.51 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.09 percent at 4,609.454.
** NOVOGEN LTD, $4.88, +185.38 pct
The Australian drug developer said its brain cancer drug, TRXE-009, was also found to be effective in treating a kind of skin cancer in pre-clinical studies.
** WILLBROS GROUP INC, $5.09, +26.93 pct
The specialty energy infrastructure contractor reported better-than-expected third-quarter revenue and refinanced its term loan with a new $270 million loan.