BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Astrazeneca, LivePerson, Time Warner Cable

Tue May 26, 2015 7:34am 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, Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.08 percent at 18,210, S&P 500 futures were down 0.18 percent at 2,120.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.17 percent at 4,521.25.

** TIME WARNER CABLE INC, Friday close $171.18, +8.83 pct premarket

** CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS INC, Friday close $175.33, +4.66 pct premarket

** COMCAST CORP, Friday close $57.87

Charter Communications said it would buy Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $78.7 billion, as the second and third largest U.S. cable operators look to better compete with market leader Comcast.

** ASTRAZENECA PLC, Friday close $69.45, -1.48 pct premarket

Britain's second-biggest drugmaker's hopes of topping $45 billion in revenue by 2023 have been dealt a blow by a problem with an experimental psoriasis drug that it had viewed as a potential billion-dollar plus seller.   Continued...