Nov 30 (Reuters) - (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 little changed on Monday as investors awaited key economic data including the November jobs report this week and kept an eye on policy decisions by U.S. and European central banks. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.27 percent at 17,751.06, the S&P 500 was down 0.28 percent at 2,084.3 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.30 percent at 5,112.252.
** WAFERGEN BIO-SYSTEMS INC, $0.9278, +11.68 pct
** AETERNA ZENTARIS INC, $9.75, -11.84 pct
** CYCLACEL PHARMACEUTICALS INC, $0.76, -25.49 pct
Martin Shkreli, the controversial CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals Inc, called the medical tool maker an “okay investment for sure,” as he reviewed the company’s financial reports on a livestream meeting with retail investors.
Shkreli also called cancer drug developers Aeterna Zentaris Inc and Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals Inc “pretty terrible” and “worthless”.
** TRIBUNE PUBLISHING CO, $9.99, +7.54 pct
The company said it was not in talks or in the process of selling itself, after a tweet by News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch on Friday that suggested its newspaper group would be sold.
** ANAVEX LIFE SCIENCES CORP, $7.69, +28.17 pct
The company said its drug, ANAVEX 3-71, was effective in mitigating cognitive symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease, in a preclinical study.
** LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC, $49.425, -5.86 pct
Canaccord Genuity and FBR & Co cut price targets on the Canadian yogawear retailer’s stock, citing concerns about Lululemon’s ability to boost comparable growth. FBR also downgraded to ”underperform“ from ”market perform.
** FITBIT INC, $29, +4.17 pct
Barclays Capital raised the wearable fitness device maker’s stock to “overweight” from “equal weight” as it said wearables appeared to be one of the winning product categories of the season.
** COMPUTER SCIENCES CORP, $30.45, +24.34 pct
** CSRA INC, $31.08, +6.40 pct
The technology consulting company’s shares rose on the first day after spinning off its government services unit as CSRA.
** COMPANHIA ENERGETICA MINAS GERAIS, $1.74, -6.45 pct
** BRASILAGRO CIA BRASILEIRA DE PROPRIEDADES AGRICOLAS , $2.7, -9.70 pct
** OI SA, $0.433, -11.65 pct
** VALE SA, $3.39, -5.04 pct
Brazil had its worst primary budget deficit for the month of October on record, central bank data showed on Monday, evidence of the continued deterioration of the country’s finances despite government efforts to rein in spending.
Also, Brazil’s federal and state governments on Friday announced plans to sue the owners of the Samarco iron, a JV between BHP Billiton and Vale SA.
Compiled by Manish Parashar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila