BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Dynegy, Peregrine Semiconductor, Keurig Green Mountain

Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:27am EDT
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U.S. stocks were poised for a flat open on Friday, as futures pared losses after the latest flare of tensions between Ukraine and Russia, and ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. U.S. stock index e-mini futures were: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.05 percent at 17,008, S&P 500 futures were down 0.09 percent at 1,987.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.01 percent at 4,047.25.

** CITIGROUP INC, Thursday close $51.07, -0.27 pct premarket

The bank has been sending hedge fund firms letters informing them that it cannot sell investments in hedge funds and private-equity funds to clients after a deal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wall Street Journal reported.

** DYNEGY INC, Thursday close $29.72, +16.82 pct premarket

** DUKE ENERGY CORP, Thursday close $73.04, +0.49 pct premarket

U.S. power company said it would buy 12,500 megawatts (MW) of coal and gas generation assets in two deals, valued at $6.25 billion, that would nearly double Dynegy's generating capacity to about 26,000 MW nationally   Continued...