BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-New York REIT, Archer Daniels, Texas Roadhouse

Tue Aug 2, 2016 8:21am EDT
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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 futures were slightly lower ahead of a set of economic data, including a report on consumer spending, and as investors assessed earnings from major companies.

Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.13 percent at 18,303, S&P 500 futures were down 0.21 percent at 2,160 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.17 percent at 4,736.5.

** PROCTER & GAMBLE CO, Monday close $86.41, +1.26 pct premarket

The maker of Tide detergent and Gillette shaving products reported better-than-expected quarterly sales and profit, helped by strong demand for its baby, feminine and home care products.

** PFIZER INC, Monday close $37.31, -0.96 pct premarket

The largest U.S. drugmaker reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, driven by sales of newer drugs and the acquisition of hospital products company Hospira.

** NEW YORK REIT INC, Monday close $9.48, +4.01 pct premarket

New York REIT and privately held JBG Companies have agreed to end an agreement to form an $8.4 billion real estate investment trust focused on New York and Washington, D.C.   Continued...