BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Plasmatech, Nationstar, Nautilus, PTC
(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 indexes opened lower on Tuesday after two sessions of gains as trade deficit rose in March, pointing to a contraction in economic growth in the first quarter. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 0.71 percent at 17,941.61 and the S&P 500 was down 1.02 percent at 2,093.
** PLASMATECH BIOPHARMACEUTICALS INC, $6.99, +144.41 pct
Soros Fund Management reported a 5.17 percent passive stake in the drug development company. The fund is the investment vehicle of billionaire financier George Soros.
** QUALYS INC, $38.2, -30.65 pct
The security software maker forecast second-quarter profit and revenue below estimates. The company cut its full-year forecast to $165 millio-$166.5 million from $167.3 million-$169.3 million.
** NAUTILUS INC, $20.15, +17.08 pct Continued...