BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Oil stocks, Patriot National, SunEdison
(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 little changed on Thursday as a fall in energy stocks dampened spirits in a shortened trading session on Christmas eve. Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.05 percent at 17,593.7, the S&P 500 was up 0.08 percent at 2,065.84 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.28 percent at 5,060.
** MBIA INC, $6.77, +8.49 pct
** ASSURED GUARANTY, $27.44, +2.50 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.
** BILL BARRETT CORP, $4.27, -10.11 pct
** SOUTHCROSS ENERGY PARTNERS LP, $3.97, -3.64 pct
** AZURE MIDSTREAM PARTNERS, $3.66, -8.04 pct Continued...