BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Vical, Bind, Gaslog, AT&T
(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 Tuesday as investors expect a deal that would prevent Greece from defaulting on loans and await a host of data that will give clues on the health of the U.S. economy. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.13 percent at 18,048, S&P 500 futures were up 0.18 percent at 2,116.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.20 percent at 4,542.
** BLACKBERRY LTD, Monday close $9.2, +2.72 pct premarket
The Canadian smartphone maker said its revenue slide began to ease and its turnaround gained traction as revenue from its crucial software segment rose in the first quarter.
** DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC, Monday close $69.38, +4.86 pct premarket
The owner of the Olive Garden restaurant chain said it intends to separate part of its real estate assets into a real estate investment trust (REIT) as part of a plan to pay down about $1 billion of debt.
** VICAL INC, Monday close $1.42, -43.65 pct premarket Continued...