BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Alcoa, ChannelAdvisor, Radioshack
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Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.54 percent at 17,666, S&P 500 futures were up 0.52 percent at 2,033 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.60 percent at 4,191.5.
** ALCOA INC, Monday close $16.17, +1.42 pct premarket
The aluminum company reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast "strong demand" in its aerospace unit, driven by a robust market for large commercial aircraft, and solid demand in the automotive sector in 2015. Alcoa also forecast 2015 free-cash flow of $500 million.
** RADIOSHACK CORP, Monday close $0.39, +17.95 pct premarket
Salus Capital Partners would provide $500 million to the troubled electronics retailer in a kind of debtor-in-possession loan used by companies to fund operations in bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.