BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Pep Boys, Chipotle, GrubHub, Whole Foods
(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 higher on Tuesday as Brent crude steadied above the 11-year low it hit last week. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.44 percent at 17,514, S&P 500 futures were up 0.38 percent at 2,056.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.45 percent at 4,634.5.
** PEP BOYS-MANNY MOE & JACK, Monday close $17.41, +6.20 pct premarket
The U.S. auto parts retailer said its board determined activist investor Carl Icahn's latest buyout offer was superior to the deal it accepted from Bridgestone Corp. Icahn raised his offer to value the company at about $1 billion.
** CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL INC, Monday close $493.52
The restaurant chain operator said it reopened its Boston restaurant, which was linked to a norovirus outbreak that sickened more than 130 people earlier this month.
** JPMORGAN CHASE & CO, Monday close $66.38 Continued...