BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Century Aluminum, gold & silver stocks
(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 fell in early trading on Friday, with the major indexes poised to close in the red for the week, after solid job growth in July pointed to an improving economy, opening the door wider for an interest rate hike in September. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.73 percent at 17,248, S&P 500 futures were down 0.67 percent at 2,065.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.73 percent at 4,491.5.
** NEOPHOTONICS CORP, $5.92, -33.33 pct
The company, which makes chips used in telecommunication networks, forecasts a third-quarter profit of 1 cent to 9 cents, well below the average analyst estimate of 13 cents.
** OCEAN RIG UDW INC, $3.575, +2.14 pct
The offshore driller reported a higher-than-expected second quarter profit, helped by lower operating expenses. Drilling rig and drillship operating costs fell 22 percent.
** CAPSTONE TURBINE CORP, $0.352, +13.55 pct Continued...