MARKET PULSE-Sprint, Halozyme, RCS Capital, Ciena, UTi Worldwide
June 5 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index e-mini futures were slightly higher on Thursday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.36 percent at 16,779, S&P 500 futures were up 0.29 percent at 1,931.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.23 percent at 3,752.
** SPRINT CORP, Wednesday close $9.4, +1.60 pct premarket
** T-MOBILE US INC, Wednesday close $34.28
Sprint Corp has agreed to pay about $40 per share to buy T-Mobile US, a person familiar with the matter said, marking further progress in the attempt to merge the third and fourth-biggest U.S. mobile network operators.
** AT&T INC, Wednesday close $35.05
** DIRECTV, Wednesday close $82.55
The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 24 to discuss AT&T's proposed deal to buy DirecTV, the panel said on Wednesday. Continued...