BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Tesla Motors, Barrick Gold, Hanesbrands

Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:57am EDT
 
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock index e-mini futures were up on Monday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.38 percent at 17,796, S&P 500 futures were up 0.41 percent at 2,058.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.35 percent at 4,324.

** TESLA MOTORS INC, Friday close $188.68, +2.01 pct premarket

The electric car maker will present a software update to its Model S vehicle at a news conference on Thursday that is designed to quell fears that drivers will run out of power for their cars, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Sunday.

** BLACKBERRY LTD, Friday close $9.81

Seeking to extend its range of secure mobile devices, BlackBerry Ltd said on Saturday it was launching a high-security tablet, developed with International Business Machines Corp and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd .

** ROYAL DUTCH SHELL, Friday close $57.26, +0.56 pct premarket

Royal Dutch Shell is pulling back from its shale projects in South Africa due to lower energy prices although it is still seeking an exploration license for the onshore Karoo Basin, its country manager said on Monday.   Continued...