BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Dyax, Hewlett-Packard, Kinder Morgan
(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: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.01 percent at 17,702, S&P 500 futures were down 0.10 percent at 2,058.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.06 percent at 4,327.
** DYAX CORP, Tuesday close $16.755, +46.82 pct premarket
The drug developer said its experimental drug, DX-2930, to prevent hereditary angioedema attacks was found effective, compared with a placebo, in an early stage study. The drug was also assigned fast-track status by the U.S. FDA.
** HEWLETT-PACKARD CO, Tuesday close $31.16, +1.57 pct premarket
The computer maker has lodged a claim in London against Michael Lynch and a former colleague for damages of about $5.1 billion over their management of Autonomy, the company it bought in 2011. Lynch will counter sue, seeking in excess of 100 million pounds ($149 million) for loss and damage caused by HP's accusations, his representatives said in a statement on Tuesday.
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