BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Ryerson, Stein Mart, Spherix, Columbia Pipeline
(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 reversed course and slipped sharply into the red in volatile trading on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled an end to further rate cuts. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.93 percent at 16,842.58, the S&P 500 was down 0.88 percent at 1,971.82 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 1.28 percent at 4,614.77.
** VERICEL CORP, $4.1, +93.40 pct
The drugmaker said its heart drug in a mid-stage study reduced death, hospitalizations and emergency visits in patients with high risk of heart failure.
** DOLLAR GENERAL CORP, $81.29, +8.08 pct
The discount retailer reported higher-than-expected growth in quarterly sales at established stores as demand increased for items such as candy and snacks, perishables, tobacco and food.
** ENERGY FOCUS INC, $8.22, -37.73 pct Continued...