BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-SolarCity, Akamai, Deutsche Bank, Fitbit
(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 Wednesday, with oil prices staging a modest recovery, ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's appearance before Congress. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.76 percent at 16,080, S&P 500 futures were up 1.01 percent at 1,867 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 1.34 percent at 3,997.25.
** GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC, Tuesday close $148.25, +0.98 pct premarket
** DEUTSCHE BANK AG, Tuesday close $15.38, +8.71 pct premarket
U.S. banks are looking at ways to slash expenses further this year as market turmoil, declining oil prices and concerns about Germany's Deutsche Bank have sent the sector's shares down sharply.
** SOLARCITY CORP, Tuesday close $26.35, -28.65 pct premarket
The company said on Tuesday it installed fewer rooftop solar systems than expected for the second straight quarter and warned that its supercharged growth would slow in 2016.
** FITBIT INC, Tuesday close $14.3, +3.50 pct premarket Continued...