BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Google, Apple, Caterpillar, Terex, Exxon

Tue Aug 11, 2015 9:15am EDT
 
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(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 Tuesday after China's surprise devaluation of the yuan increased unease about the health of the world's second-largest economy. The move also pushed the dollar higher, which weighed on oil, copper and other commodity prices.

Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.97 percent at 17,383, S&P 500 futures were down 0.82 percent at 2,082.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.56 percent at 4,540.25.

** GOOGLE INC A, Monday close $663.14, +5.91 pct premarket

** GOOGLE INC C, Monday close $633.73, +6.04 pct premarket

The company overhauled its operating structure, creating a holding company called Alphabet to pool its many subsidiaries and separate the core web advertising business from newer ventures like driverless cars.

** SYMANTEC CORP, Monday close $22.91, +2.58 pct premarket

** CARLYLE GROUP LP, Monday close $25.17, +0.20 pct premarket

The antivirus maker said it would sell its data storage business, Veritas, for $8 billion in cash to a group that includes Carlyle Group and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC.   Continued...