BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Fluidigm, Flex Pharma, Contravir Pharma

Thu Oct 13, 2016 2:08pm EDT
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The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial average touched three-month lows on Thursday, dragged down by weak Chinese economic data and the prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike by the end of the year.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.18 percent at 18,111.91, the S&P 500 was down 0.19 percent at 2,135.08 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.38 percent at 5,219.081.

** FLUIDIGM CORP, $5.05, -28.37 pct

The life sciences research company estimated a 23 percent drop in third-quarter revenue due to lower-than-expected sales of Helios systems.

** FLEX PHARMA INC, $8.92, -20.36 pct

Prelim analysis of trial data on Flex's experimental nocturnal leg cramps drug showed that it did not confer a statistically significant benefit on muscle-cramp frequency.   Continued...