U.S. stock futures point higher following a decisive win for the 'No' campaign in Italy's constitutional referendum Sunday and the pending resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
While a phase III study progresses, Acceleron is searching for different populations of MDS patients where luspatercept might also be effective.
J&J will appeal $1 billion in punitive damages to six people injured by a hip implant. The plaintiffs' lawyer argued two losses in Pinnacle cases should convince J&J to settle.
U.S. stock futures slip and oil prices decline ahead of the U.S. payrolls report for November; Starbucks falls after CEO Howard Schultz announces he will step down in April 2017.