BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Chipotle, Qualcomm, Outerwall

Tue Dec 8, 2015 7:41am EST
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U.S. stock index e-mini futures fell on Tuesday as oil prices steadied but remained close to a 7-year low and weak economic data out of China reignited fear of a slowdown in the global economy: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.88 percent at 17,599, S&P 500 futures were down 0.91 percent at 2,062 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 1.00 percent at 4,654.

** QUALCOMM INC, Monday close $52.43, -1.77 pct premarket

The chipmaker said Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission had launched an investigation into whether its patent licensing arrangements violate the Taiwan Fair Trade Act.

** CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL, Monday close $551.75, -5.19 pct premarket

Thirty Boston College students got sick after eating at the Chipotle Mexican Grill over the weekend, a school spokesman said, worsening fears of more food poisoning problems at the burrito chain. Chipotle said it had temporarily closed its restaurant in Boston's Cleveland Circle, where a college spokesman said all the students reported eating, while it works with local health officials to investigate the illnesses.