BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Patriot National, Cellectar, Aegerion
(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. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday, snapping a four-day losing streak, as investors see little room for the Federal Reserve to be able to raise interest rates in the near term. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.18 percent at 17,693, S&P 500 futures were up 0.10 percent at 2,076.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.11 percent at 4,430.
** PATRIOT NATIONAL INC, Tuesday close $6.92, +29.34 pct premarket
Software maker Ebix Inc offered to buy the insurance outsourcing company for $9.50 per share.
** CELLECTAR BIOSCIENCES INC, Tuesday close $3.3, +29.70 pct premarket
The company said study results showed its experimental drug, CLR 1602, may be up to 30 times more tumor-selective in comparison to a commonly used chemotherapy treatment called paclitaxel
** EXACT SCIENCES CORP, Tuesday close $9.39, +17.78 pct premarket Continued...