BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Starwood, Adobe, Eagle Pharma, BofA
(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 Friday, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average turned positive for the year. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.21 percent at 17,422, S&P 500 futures were up 0.20 percent at 2,034.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.10 percent at 4,397.25.
** STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS INC, Thursday close $76.39, +5.03 pct premarket
** MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL INC, Thursday close $71.8, +0.99 pct premarket
Starwood Hotels, the operator of Sheraton and Westin hotels, said it planned to terminate a deal to be acquired by Marriott International after it received a superior proposal from a group led by China's Anbang Insurance Group.
** ADOBE SYSTEMS INC, Thursday close $89.96, +6.60 pct premarket
The photoshop maker raised its full-year profit and revenue forecast that topped market expectations, bolstered by strong demand for its Creative Cloud package of software tools.
** EAGLE PHARMACEUTICALS INC, Thursday close $53.68, -16.73 pct premarket Continued...