CORRECTED-BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Sprint Corp, Twitter, U.S. Steel, Garmin

Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:04am EDT
 
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(In Sprint Corp item, corrects to "first quarter" from "second quarter") (For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for more market insights, including options activity, ; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s)

U.S. stock index e-mini futures rose on Wednesday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.27 percent at 16,891, S&P 500 futures were up 0.33 percent at 1,969.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.44 percent at 3,969.5.

** TWITTER INC, Tuesday close $38.59, +25.16 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, +1.75 pct premarket

The company reported higher-than-expected first-quarter revenue, as it expanded its high-speed coverage and came closer to completing a network upgrade that had caused a massive drop in its customer count.

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