BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Athersys, Oncolytics, Mattel, ServiceNow
(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. stock index futures retreated on Friday ahead of the release of inflation data following a string of weak corporate results and some disappointing U.S. economic reports. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.65 percent at 17,923, S&P 500 futures were down 0.57 percent at 2,088.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.74 percent at 4,382.5.
** ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC , Thursday close $2.87, -10.10 pct premarket
The U.S. chipmaker reported a bigger-than-expected adjusted loss and a steep fall in sales for the first quarter and said it expected weak demand for personal computers to continue for some time.
** ATHERSYS INC, Thursday close $2.18, -52.29 pct premarket
The drug developer said its cell therapy failed in a mid-stage study testing it as a treatment for a type of stroke, sending its shares down more than 50 percent in premarket trading.
** ONCOLYTICS BIOTECH INC, Thursday close $0.6901, +15.93 pct premarket Continued...