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Mon Jul 29, 2013 9:26am EDT
 
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July 29 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Monday:

WALL STREET SET TO SLIP AT OPEN BEGINNING BUSY WEEK

U.S. stocks were set to slip at the open on Monday as a week packed with data and central bank meetings gets under way. S&P 500 futures fell 3.6 points, Dow Jones industrial average futures fell 27 points, and Nasdaq 100 futures lost 6 points.

** SYNTA PHARMACEUTICALS CORP, Friday close $5.06, up 12 pct premarket

The biopharmaceutical company said a proof-of-concept study on its drug candidate ganetespib as a treatment for breast cancer has met its goal. Preliminary data showed the study could now be expanded and taken to its next stage, the company said.

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