MARKET PULSE-Tesla, MetroPCS, eBay, Biocryst Pharma, Quicksilver Resources

Mon Apr 1, 2013 9:03am EDT
 
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April 1 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Monday:

FUTURES FLAT AS S&P 500 AIMS FOR ALL-TIME INTRADAY HIGH

U.S. stock index futures were flat after the S&P 500 index set a record closing high on Thursday and investors waited for a report on U.S. manufacturing, a major component of economic growth.

S&P 500 futures rose 0.3 point. Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 5 points and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 2.75 points.

** BIOCRYST PHARMACEUTICALS INC, Thursday close $1.19, up 34 pct premarket

The drugmaker said it received a notification from the Department of Health and Human Services to stop working on the company's late-stage experimental influenza drug, peramivir.   Continued...