BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Valeant, GM, Apple

Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:50am EDT
 
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U.S. stock index e-mini futures were lower on Friday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.11 percent at 17,822, S&P 500 futures were down 0.17 percent at 2,073 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.19 percent at 4,537.75.

** VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL INC, Thursday close $32.36, +1.67 pct premarket

The Canadian drug maker has brought in investment banks to review its options amid interest from buyout firms and other companies in a number of its businesses, according to people familiar with the matter.

** GENERAL MOTORS CO, Thursday close $30.72, +6.93 pct premarket

The U.S. automaker's pending acquisition of self-driving car startup Cruise Automation has touched off a legal spat between two former collaborators over their ownership stakes in the company.

** APPLE INC, Thursday close $112.1, -0.29 pct premarket   Continued...