BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-HCC, Boulder Brands, Oxford Industries
(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 futures were higher on Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 snapped a three-day losing streak as a selloff in the equities market took a breather. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.28 percent at 17,816, S&P 500 futures were up 0.32 percent at 2,086.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.21 percent at 4,441.
** HCC INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC, Tuesday close $56.69, +35.93 pct premarket
Tokio Marine Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy U.S. specialty insurer HCC Insurance Holdings for $7.5 billion, in what would be the biggest M&A deal this year by a Japanese company.
** BOULDER BRANDS INC, Tuesday close $8.88, -20.05 pct premarket
The natural packaged food maker said Chief Executive Stephen Hughes resigned and it expected sales to fall in the second quarter, sending its shares down 15.5 percent in premarket trading.
** OXFORD INDUSTRIES INC, Tuesday close $81.01, +11.10 pct premarket Continued...