BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-NeuroMetrix, Pep Boys, Chipotle

Tue Dec 29, 2015 9:09am EST
 
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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 indexes were set to open higher on Tuesday as crude oil recovered some of its Monday losses. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.72 percent at 17,563, S&P 500 futures were up 0.66 percent at 2,062.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.66 percent at 4,644.

** NEUROMETRIX INC, Monday close $2.3, +27.83 pct premarket

The medical technology company said it launched a nerve conduction test, used to evaluate systemic neuropathies such as diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), in Mexico. DPN is long-term complication of diabetes.

** PEP BOYS-MANNY MOE & JACK, Monday close $17.41, +6.84 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, +0.32 pct premarket   Continued...