Stocks finished higher Wednesday as Wall Street looked toward U.S. jobs data at the end of the week to provide a fresh catalyst for the market's direction.
Here are some of the big movers in the stock market on Wednesday:
1. AMC Entertainment | Increase 95%
AMC Entertainment (AMC) - Get Report soared to a record as the meme-stock favorite said it would launch a initiative called "AMC Investor Connect. That's a portal that will enable its 3.2 million retail investors to "self-identify" as stockholders and receive what the company calls "special offers" and updates.
2. Constellation Pharmaceuticals | Increase 66%
Shares of Constellation Pharmaceuticals (CNST) - Get Report skyrocketed after the company agreed to be acquired by the Munich biopharma MorphoSys (MOR) - Get Report for $34 a share, or $1.7 billion, cash.
Constellation develops molecule therapeutics to treat cancer as well as inflammatory and immunologic disorders.
3. Skillz | Increase 27%
Skillz said the acquisition would broaden its footprint across the mobile gaming industry by combining its competitive platform with Aarki’s advanced advertising capabilities.
4. FuboTV | Increase 17%
FuboTV (FUBO) - Get Report advanced after the sports streaming company, which posted record revenue last month, upgraded its app dashboard to feature live stats and chances to win a year's free subscription to its service, according to Fast Company.
Fubo said it was part of a bigger plan to let people bet on games through their televisions.
5. Eastman Kodak | Increase 15%
Eastman Kodak (KODK) - Get Report climbed after the imaging giant, which filed under the bankruptcy laws in January, responded to a New York State Attorney General's Office filing seeking investigative testimony and documents from Kodak.
The company said the attorney general was "wrong on the facts" and described its approach as a "novel and highly problematic legal theory that seeks to impose liability in the absence of intent."