BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Oxford Industries, MOL, Applied DNA

Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:26am EDT
 
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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. stocks edged up on Friday, with major indexes trying to avoid falling every day this week, ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could make for a volatile close on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.16 percent at 17,707.29 and the S&P 500 was up 0.25 percent at 2,061.32.

** OHR PHARMACEUTICAL INC, $3.1, -64.49 pct

The company said its experimental eye drug failed the main goal in a mid-stage study as a combination therapy, wiping out nearly two-thirds of the company's market value on Friday.

** CARNIVAL CORP, $47, +5.81 pct

The world's largest cruise operator by revenue reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher demand and lower fuel prices.

** DOW CHEMICAL CO, $48.56, +4.57 pct

** OLIN CORP, $33.3, +22.47 pct   Continued...