BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Nike, Celladon, Micron Tech, GigaMedia
(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 Friday after a note prepared for Eurogroup said the euro zone could help Greece repay maturing debt if the current bailout program is extended to November. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures were up 0.14 percent at 17,837, S&P 500 futures were up 0.11 percent at 2,096.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.14 percent at 4,503.
** NIKE INC, Thursday close $105.22, +3.61 pct premarket
The world's largest footwear maker reported a better-than-expected profit for the eighth quarter in a row as it sold more high-margin shoes and apparel at higher prices, and posted a surprise rise in growth of "futures orders".
At least 11 brokerages raised price targets after the company also raised its full-year currency-neutral sales forecast.
** CELLADON CORP, Thursday close $2.2, -42.73 pct premarket
The drug developer said it would suspend further development of its gene-therapy drug for heart failure, months after the treatment failed a mid-stage trial.