BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Twitter, U.S. Steel, Rubicon, Amgen

Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:24am EDT
 
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U.S. stock index e-mini futures rose on Wednesday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.26 percent at 16,888, S&P 500 futures were up 0.29 percent at 1,968.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.38 percent at 3,967.25.

** TWITTER INC, Tuesday close $38.59, +25.94 pct premarket

The company halted a slowdown in user-growth in the second quarter with the help of product tweaks and services built around the summer's World Cup, assuaging concerns for now that the online messaging service had peaked.

** SPRINT CORP, Tuesday close $8, +6.25 pct premarket

** T-MOBILE US INC, Tuesday close $31.14

The long-anticipated merger of Sprint and T-Mobile US is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.   Continued...