BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-NeuroMetrix, Anavex, Pep Boys

Tue Dec 29, 2015 9:43am EST
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter,; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday as crude prices edged up, recovering some of their Monday losses. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.91 percent at 17,687.28, the S&P 500 was up 0.76 percent at 2,072.08 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.67 percent at 5,074.741.

** ANAVEX LIFE SCIENCES CORP, $5.84, -16.93 pct

The drug developer reported a bigger net loss for fiscal 2015, hurt by higher operating expenses used to fund Alzheimer's disease drug development.

** NEUROMETRIX INC, $2.73, +18.70 pct

The medical technology company said it launched a nerve conduction test, used to evaluate systemic neuropathies such as diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), in Mexico. DPN is long-term complication of diabetes.

** PEP BOYS-MANNY MOE & JACK, $18.78, +7.87 pct   Continued...