BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Harsco, Quanta Services, Kansas City
(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 were little changed as investors absorbed positive consumer sentiment data and mixed results from industrial heavyweights GE and Honeywell. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.06 percent at 17,151.8, the S&P 500 was up 0.09 percent at 2,025.78 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.08 percent at 4,866.03.
** ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD, $71.89, +0.15 pct
** YOUKU TUDOU INC, $24.9, +21.88 pct
Chinese online retailer Alibaba said on Friday it has offered to buy all of the shares of Chinese video streaming company Youku Tudou that it does not already own.
** WAFERGEN BIO-SYSTEMS INC, $1.0905, -24.27 pct
The genetic analysis provider said it expects to raise about $13.6 million in net proceeds from its public offering of units. The offering was priced at $1.00 per share, with each share of common stock coupled in units with a five-year warrant to purchase one share at $1.44 per share.