BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Alcobra, Netflix, Lennar, AstraZeneca
(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 lower on Wednesday after Greece's creditors rejected some proposals from the country and doubts returned if Athens will be able to avert defaulting on its loans. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.30 percent at 18,013, S&P 500 futures were down 0.20 percent at 2,112.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.16 percent at 4,534.
** ALCOBRA LTD, Tuesday close $8.39, -22.41 pct premarket
The Israel-based drug developer said its drug failed in a mid-stage trial to treat a type of genetic disorder that could cause autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder..
** LENNAR CORP, Tuesday close $49, +3.67 pct premarket
The No.2 U.S. homebuilder by sales reported a 33 percent rise in quarterly profit as it sold more homes at higher prices and said orders rose 17.6 percent.
** DELHAIZE GROUP SA, Tuesday close $24.55, -3.95 pct premarket Continued...