BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-PBF Energy, Goodrich, Univar
(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) The Nasdaq Composite index surpassed on Thursday the 15-year all-time high it set during the peak of the dotcom bubble as more data showed the U.S. economy was gathering steam. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 1.28 percent at 18,165.06 and the S&P 500 was up 1.20 percent at 2,125.72.
** FITBIT INC, $30.06, +50.30 pct
Shares of the maker of popular wearable fitness-tracking devices ran up as much as 60 percent in their debut, valuing the company at up to $6.5 billion.
** PBF ENERGY INC, $30.9, +17.05 pct
The refiner said it would buy the 189,000-barrel-per-day Chalmette oil refinery in Louisiana and related assets from Exxon Mobil Corp and Venezuela's national oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, for $322 million. PBF said the purchase will increase its total throughput capacity to more than 725,000 barrels per day.
** ORACLE CORP, $42.03, -6.41 pct Continued...