BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Monsanto, Abercrombie, Zynga, Alibaba

Wed Mar 2, 2016 8:37am 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,; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stock index e-mini futures fell on Wednesday as oil prices declined after data showed crude stockpiles in the United States touched record highs: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.28 percent at 16,802, S&P 500 futures were down 0.29 percent at 1,972.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.23 percent at 4,327.75.

** ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO, Tuesday close $29.34, +8.15 pct premarket

The teen apparel retailer reported a surprise increase in quarterly sales at established stores due to strong demand for its Hollister branded clothing in the holiday shopping season.

** CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORP, Tuesday close $2.76, -4.71 pct premarket

Aubrey McClendon, former chief executive of the oil and gas producer and a legend in the U.S. energy industry, was charged on Tuesday with conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases in Oklahoma, the Justice Department said.

** MONSANTO CO, Tuesday close $92.49, -4.77 pct premarket   Continued...