MARKET PULSE-Barnes & Noble, Zynga, Apple, Hertz, Affymax, Dynavax
Feb 25 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Monday:
US STOCKS-FUTURES ADVANCE, BARNES & NOBLE UP EARLY
U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday, suggesting the recent rally for equities remains intact in spite of concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve could curtail its stimulus sooner than many expected. &P 500 futures rose 6.4 points Dow Jones industrial average futures added 39 points and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 17.25 points.
** BARNES & NOBLE INC, Friday close $13.51, up 18 pct premarket
Barnes & Noble Inc Chairman Leonard Riggio has told the board he plans to buy the retail assets of the company including Barnes & Noble Booksellers Inc and barnesandnoble.com, but excluding the Nook digital reader business.