NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Independent oil and natural gas company Exco (XCO) was falling 1.3% to $19 in premarket trading Monday after saying that its 50%-owned TGGT Holdings amine treating facility in northwest Red River Parish, La., was shut down following an incident that resulted in the death of one employee. Another similar treatment facility in DeSoto Parish, La., was also shut down pending investigations.


Gold producers Barrick Gold ( ABX) and Goldcorp ( GG) begin their trial at the Ontario Superior Court Monday in the fight over the highly desirable El Morro copper and gold development in Chile, the Globe and Mail reported. Barrick shares were up 0.4% to $46.


Goldman Sachs ( GS - Get Report) is considering releasing documents about its mortgage bets that show sloppy math and incomplete analysis by the Senate subcommittee that has prompted an investigation of the securities firm. Shares of Goldman Sachs were down 0.3% to $134.92.


Two executives on JPMorgan Chase's ( JPM - Get Report) 15-person operating committee are expected to step down from their jobs soon, a report says. Shares were falling 0.3% to $41.45.


iPhone maker Apple ( AAPL - Get Report) was rising 0.2% to $344.40 in premarket trading Monday as it got ready to hold its annual worldwide developers' conference and CEO Steve Jobs was set to deliver the keynote address.


Pfizer's ( PFE - Get Report) advanced lung cancer drug crizotinib may double survival over standard drugs against tumors with a certain genetic mutation, cancer specialists said at a conference Sunday, according to The Associated Press. Shares of Pfizer were down 0.2% to $20.80.


The Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. Justice Department is vetting prospective bidders, including Internet search giant Google ( GOOG - Get Report) and Apple, for patents from insolvent Canadian telecom-equipment maker Nortel Networks. Google shares were up 0.2% to $524.


India plans to buy 10 C-17 Globemaster III airlifters from Boeing ( BA - Get Report) for $4.1 billion, according to reports.


The board of car rental company Dollar Thrifty ( DTG) recommends that its shareholders do not tender their stock following rival Hertz's ( HTZ - Get Report) offer to buy all outstanding Dollar Thrifty shares for $72 a share.

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