BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Bind Therapeutics, Ballard Power, Organovo
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U.S. stock indexes rose on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.42 percent at 17,955.49, the S&P 500 was up 0.30 percent at 2,086.91 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.39 percent at 4,936.484.
** FEDEX CORP, $173.22, +3.93 pct
The company is seeking to buy Dutch package delivery firm TNT Express for an agreed 4.4 billion euros ($4.8 billion), aiming to succeed where United Parcel Service failed two years ago when its bid was blocked by competition regulators.
** SHIRE PLC, $237.63, +3.39 pct
The London-listed pharmaceuticals firm said on Tuesday it had agreed with U.S. regulators the steps it would take to submit a candidate drug to treat hyperactivity in adults for clearance.