BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Civeo, Neuroderm, OncoGenex, Tekmira
(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 slightly on Tuesday, suggesting the market's recent trend of slight moves and low volume would continue in the next-to-last trading day of the year. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.14 percent at 17,956, S&P 500 futures were down 0.22 percent at 2,081.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.14 percent at 4,305.
** CIVEO CORP, Monday close $8.27, -36.88 pct premarket
The company, which provides temporary housing for oilfield workers and miners, slashed its workforce on Monday and said revenue could fall by a third as slumping crude prices force oil producers to cut costs.
** NEURODERM LTD, Monday close $6.18, +35.92 pct premarket
The pharma company said data from a mid-stage study suggested that a higher dose of its Parkinson's drug could provide an alternative to treatments that require surgery.
** TEKMIRA PHARMACEUTICALS CORP, Monday close $13.86, +4.62 pct premarket Continued...