BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-First Solar, Macy's, Rosetta, Sunpower

Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:24am EST
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U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 holding near record levels ahead of testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and a flurry of economic data. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.09 percent at 18,101, S&P 500 futures were down 0.01 percent at 2,106.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.06 percent at 4,441.75.

** MACY'S INC, Tuesday close $64.16, -1.43 pct premarket

The department store chain's fourth-quarter sales rose about 2 percent due to higher demand for apparel and accessories in the holiday shopping season, but missed the average analyst estimate.

** SUNPOWER CORP, Tuesday close $27.8, +12.41 pct premarket

** FIRST SOLAR INC, Tuesday close $49.64, +11.00 pct premarket

Sunpower, the second-largest solar panel maker in the United States, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong demand for its high-margin power plant business.   Continued...