BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-NorthStar Realty, Springleaf, Opower
(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stocks were set for a modestly lower open on Tuesday, after the Dow and S&P marched to new record highs and the Nasdaq topped the 5,000 mark for the first time in 15 years. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.18 percent at 18,215, S&P 500 futures were down 0.25 percent at 2,108.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.23 percent at 4,466.75.
** MCDERMOTT INTERNATIONAL INC, Monday close $2.61, +29.89 pct premarket
The oilfield service provider reported a fourth-quarter profit, compared with a loss a year earlier. The company also forecast 2015 revenue much higher than analysts' average estimate.
** NORTHSTAR REALTY FINANCE CORP, Monday close $19.1, -3.04 pct premarket
The REIT prices a public offering of 60 million shares at $18.65 per share. The offering represents about 20 percent of the company's total outstanding shares as of March 2.
** OCWEN FINANCIAL CORP, Monday close $8.54, +5.39 pct premarket Continued...