BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Chipotle, LinkedIn, Oracle, Peabody
(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 Wednesday ahead of the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting on monetary policy. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.17 percent at 17,212, S&P 500 futures were down 0.25 percent at 2,010.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.17 percent at 4,357.
** CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL INC, Tuesday close $503, -5.37 pct premarket
The burrito chain operator's turnaround timeline appeared to lengthen on Tuesday after it reported a steeper-than-expected slide in February sales at established restaurants and warned that it will post its first quarterly loss as a public company.
** ORACLE CORP, Tuesday close $38.74, +3.46 pct premarket
The business software maker reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as its cloud business continued to gain momentum, and the company said it was boosting its stock buyback program by $10 billion.
** VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL INC, Tuesday close $33.51, +2.36 pct premarket Continued...