BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Nike, Hyatt, Patriot National, Amaya
(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 indexes were little changed on Thursday in a shortened trading session on Christmas eve, dragged down by energy stocks. Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.23 percent at 17,562.89, the S&P 500 was down 0.12 percent at 2,061.9 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.14 percent at 5,053.142.
** MBIA INC, $6.85, +9.78 pct
** ASSURED GUARANTY, $27.75, +3.66 pct
Puerto Rico's struggling electric power utility PREPA said on Wednesday it agreed a deal with creditors - including holdout bond insurers - on a restructuring of its debt, a move seen as key to fixing the island's faltering economy. MBIA and Assured Guaranty are PREPA's bond insurers.
** NIKE INC, $63.14, -1.89 pct
The sportswear retailer's 2-for-1 share split comes into effect on Thursday. The stock had an adjusted close of $64.3550 on Wednesday.