Morning Market Movers
Spherix (NASDAQ: SPEX) rose 28.47% to $1.94. Spherix noted that the US Senate, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), removed the patent reform bill from the committee's calendar.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: BCRX) soared 19.49% to $10.76 following the announcement of OPuS-1 Phase 2a trial meeting primary and secondary endpoints.
Aeropostale (NYSE: ARO) gained 9.09% to $3.72 after the company announced a $150 million financing transaction with Sycamore Partners.
Vringo (NASDAQ: VRNG) shares climbed 7.92% to $3.53. The rise in the stock may be attributed to Seeking Alpha post.
Advaxis (NASDAQ: ADXS) gained 7.12% to $2.74 after the company reported that its HER2 immunotherapy candidate has received Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of osteosarcoma.
Lentuo International (NYSE: LAS) climbed 6.15% to $1.90 after the company announced management share purchase plan.
SeaDrill (NYSE: SDRL) shares gained 2.72% to $37.36 following Monday's announcement of co-operation agreement with Rosneft.
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