BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Celldex, Vanguard Natural, gold miners

Mon Mar 7, 2016 10:07am EST
 
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(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) U.S. stocks were lower at the open on Monday after the S&P 500 and the Dow recorded their first four-day winning streak in about five months last week. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.02 percent at 17,010.33, the S&P 500 was down 0.34 percent at 1,993.29 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.47 percent at 4,694.989.

** CELLDEX THERAPEUTICS INC, $3.9292, -52.02 pct

The drug developer said it would discontinue a late-stage study of its brain cancer vaccine after an independent interim analysis suggested the therapy might not show a statistically significant difference in survival rates compared with chemotherapy.

** VANGUARD NATURAL RESOURCES LLC, $2.171, -16.82 pct

The oil and natural gas producer suspended distributions on its common and preferred units on Friday. FBR Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "market perform" from "outperform", saying the suspension was likely influenced by the company's upcoming borrowing base redetermination.

** BIOCRYST PHARMACEUTICALS INC, $3.0601, +18.61 pct   Continued...