BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Builders FirstSource, Basic Energy
(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) The Dow and S&P 500 were little changed in morning trading on Monday after three straight days of gains as the corporate earnings season was poised to kick into high gear with a slew of reports this week. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.02 percent at 18,060.85 and the S&P 500 was unchanged at 2,102.07.
** BUILDERS FIRSTSOURCE INC, $11.05, +60.14 pct
The building products supplier said it will buy privately held ProBuild Holdings LLC for $1.63 billion in cash.
** GREAT BASIN SCIENTIFIC INC, $4.42, +50.34 pct
The diagnostic test maker said it recorded 101 customers using its sample-to-result molecular diagnostic technology in the United States in the first quarter, up from 84 in the preceding quarter.
** BASIC ENERGY SERVICES INC, $7.65, -8.05 pct Continued...