U.S. stocks ended only slightly higher after losses in the health care and consumer goods sectors kneecapped any upward momentum on Thursday. Materials stocks topped Wall Street after a weaker U.S. dollar made raw goods more appealing to international buyers. It was a rocky session for Lionsgate (LGF) following news the media company is back in negotiations with Starz (STRZA). Talk of a possible merger or acquisition emerged nearly a year ago but Lionsgate reportedly backed off due to price. Discussions are still in the early stage, according to sources. Glu Mobile (GLUU) surged after sealing a multi-year partnership with Taylor Swift. The app developer will develop a game based on Swift's brand and investors hope it will be as successful as Glu's relationship with Kim Kardashian. TheStreet's Keris Lahiff has details from Wall Street.
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