MARKET PULSE-Ciena, SolarCity, Dell, DryShips, Boeing
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March 7 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Thursday:
U.S. STOCK INDEX FUTURES SIGNAL HIGHER OPEN
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.16 percent, the Dow Jones up 0.18 percent and the Nasdaq 100 up 0.28 percent at 0948 GMT.
** DELL INC, Wednesday close $14.32
Dell said shareholder Carl Icahn has urged the company to pursue a leveraged recapitalization and pay a $9 per share dividend instead of going private.