BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-LinkedIn, Tableau Software, ArcelorMittal, Hess, Sierra Wireless
(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 little changed on Friday as investors awaited the January employment report that could provide clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.08 percent at 16,341, S&P 500 futures were up 0.03 percent at 1,908.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.07 percent at 4,158.5.
** LINKEDIN CORP, Thursday close $192.28, -30.70 pct premarket
The operator of the world's largest online network for professionals forecast first-quarter revenue and profit below Wall Street estimates as growth slows in its ads business and its hiring services face pressure outside North America, dragging its shares down 28 percent after the bell.
** SYMANTEC CORP, Thursday close $19.18, +12.04 pct premarket
The company, best known for its Norton antivirus software, said Silver Lake Partners had invested $500 million in the company and that the private equity firm would get a board seat.
** TABLEAU SOFTWARE INC, Thursday close $81.75, -38.79 pct premarket Continued...