BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Hospital operators, Real Goods Solar, TransUnion
(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 rose on Thursday after consumer spending recorded its largest increase in nearly six years and the U.S. Supreme Court backed Obamacare, boosting healthcare stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.18 percent at 17,998.4, the S&P 500 was up 0.25 percent at 2,113.76 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.29 percent at 5,137.45
** CLEVELAND BIOLABS INC, $6.89, +143.46 pct
The drug developer signed a private placement agreement with David Davidovich, a venture capital investor, for sale of 6.4 million common shares at $3.87/share for $25 million.
** MAGNUM HUNTER RESOURCES CORP, $1.965, +12.29 pct
The oil and natural gas producer said it expected to raise $600-$700 million by selling its 45.53 percent stake in its natural gas gathering subsidiary, Eureka Hunter Holdings.