BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Casino operators, Dehaier, Great Lakes
(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 opened lower on Monday after a swathe of weak results led by Morgan Stanley and Halliburton. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.18 percent at 17,084, S&P 500 futures were down 0.21 percent at 2,021.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.11 percent at 4,439.5.
** MORGAN STANLEY, $31.9, -6.04 pct
The Wall Street bank reported a quarterly profit that fell far short of market expectations, capping a generally downbeat quarter for big U.S. banks after investors fled the bond, currency and commodity markets.
** HALLIBURTON CO, $37.1, -1.88 pct
The world's No.2 oilfield services provider reported a bigger-than-expected 36 percent drop in quarterly revenue, hurt by weak drilling activity and pricing in North America.