BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Potash Corp, Perrigo, Praxair

Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:26am EDT
 
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Sept 12 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower for the third straight day on Monday as oil prices fell and on increasing speculation about a possible U.S. interest rate hike as early as next week.

Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.30 percent at 17,986, S&P 500 futures were down 0.25 percent at 2,117.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.41 percent at 4,652.

** PERRIGO CO PLC, Friday close $88.71, +4.28 pct premarket

Starboard Value LP disclosed a 4.6 percent stake in the generic drugmaker, making the activist investor one of the Dublin-based drugmaker's biggest shareholders.

** HORIZON PHARMA PLC, Friday close $17.26, -1.51 pct premarket

** RAPTOR PHARMACEUTICAL CORP, Friday close $7.45, +19.87 pct premarket   Continued...