BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-ComScore, steel stocks, Valeant, Pier 1
(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) Wall Street started the week on a negative note on Monday, dragged down by financial and technology stocks, after last week's rally. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.17 percent at 17,035.74, the S&P 500 was down 0.08 percent at 1,998.37 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.17 percent at 4,709.043.
** CELLDEX THERAPEUTICS INC, $4.035, -50.73 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, $2.26, -13.41 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, $3.155, +22.29 pct Continued...