BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Springleaf, Oncolytics, Opower, NorthStar
(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 opened lower on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 pulling back from record highs a day after the Nasdaq topped 5,000 for the first time in 15 years. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.41 percent at 18,214.52 and the S&P 500 was down 0.48 percent at 2,107.21.
** MCDERMOTT INTERNATIONAL INC, $3.2, +22.61 pct
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, $18.54, -2.93 pct
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, $8.89, +4.10 pct Continued...