MARKET PULSE-BlackBerry, Dendreon, Molycorp, Ellie Mae, Ubiquity Networks
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Aug 9 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Friday:
FUTURES LOWER, POINTING TOWARDS WORST WEEK SINCE JUNE
U.S. stock index futures were lower on Friday, putting major indexes on track for their worst week since June, as investors found few reasons buy with equity prices near record levels. S&P 500 futures fell 6.4 points, the Dow Jones industrial average futures slid 46 points and Nasdaq 100 futures lost 6.25 points.
** BLACKBERRY LTD, Thursday close $9.23, up 9 pct premarket
The Canadian smartphone maker is warming up to the possibility of going private as it battles to revive its fortunes, several sources familiar with the situation said.