BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-YY, Anthera, Lightbridge, Coty

Thu Jul 9, 2015 9:15am 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, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) Wall Street was set to open higher on Thursday after Beijing's efforts to halt a rout in Chinese stocks finally bore fruit and the U.S. Federal Reserve's June meeting minutes indicated that a rate hike might be pushed back. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.99 percent at 17,614, S&P 500 futures were up 1.09 percent at 2,061.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 1.14 percent at 4,396.25.

** PEABODY ENERGY CORP, Wednesday close $1.62, +4.94 pct premarket

The coal miner said it would sell the Wilkie Creek mine and other assets in Queensland to privately held Australian company Exergen Pty Ltd's unit for about $75 million.

** YY INC, Wednesday close $58.35, +6.26 pct premarket

The Chinese video streaming website said Chief Executive David Li and Chairman Jun Lei offered to take the company private in a deal valued at about $3.7 billion.

** ANTHERA PHARMACEUTICALS INC, Wednesday close $8.34, -8.75 pct premarket   Continued...