BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Allergan, Changyou.com, Covance, Nymox
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U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday following a sharp rally on Friday, but both the S&P 500 and the Dow inched up to intraday records, while strength in semiconductors boosted the Nasdaq. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.01 percent at 17,388.56, the S&P 500 was up 0.23 percent at 2,022.65 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.32 percent at 4,645.518.
** SAPIENT CORP, $24.6, +42.03 pct
Publicis, the world's third-largest advertising agency, has agreed to buy the digital ad specialist for $3.7 billion in cash as it seeks to accelerate growth after a botched merger earlier this year.
** NYMOX PHARMACEUTICALS CO, $0.9246, -82.01 pct
The drug developer said its drug, NX-1207, to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or enlargement of the prostate, failed to meet the main goals of two late-stage studies.
** CHANGYOU.COM LTD, $25.75, +7.11 pct Continued...