BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-BlackBerry, NN Inc, Ambarella, Mela
(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. stocks were higher for the second straight session on Tuesday on continued expectations that Greece is near a deal that will prevent it from defaulting on loans, and data pointing to a rebound in business investment plans. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.10 percent at 18,137.76, the S&P 500 was down 0.02 percent at 2,122.42 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.20 percent 5.143.62.
** BLACKBERRY LTD, $8.981, -2.38 pct
The Canadian smartphone maker's U.S.-listed shares down after rising sharply in premarket trading over uncertainty about performance of the crucial software business.
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** DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC, $71.46, +3.00 pct
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.