BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-China Finance, Array Biopharma, solar 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. stock index e-mini futures were higher on Wednesday ahead of a widely expected hike in interest rates by the Federal Reserve later in the day. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.58 percent at 17,653, S&P 500 futures were up 0.50 percent at 2,055.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.53 percent at 4,630.25.
** CHINA FINANCE ONLINE CO LTD, Tuesday close $4.56, +33.11 pct premarket
The web-based financial services company reported a net income for the third quarter, compared with a loss a year earlier, helped by strong revenue from its financial services business.
** ARRAY BIOPHARMA INC, Tuesday close $3.83, +20.89 pct premarket
The company said its experimental drug helped patients with a form of melanoma live longer without their cancer progressing, in an ongoing late-stage study.
** VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL INC, Tuesday close $109.59, +2.68 pct premarket
The Canadian drugmaker cut its revenue and profit forecasts for 2015, but said it still expected double-digit percentage sales growth through higher volumes in 2016. nL3N1453RF] Continued...