BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Apple, Atmel, GoPro, uniQure, Shire
(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 were slightly higher on Monday after Wall Street closed lower last week as the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates unchanged stoked fears of slowing global economic growth. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.61 percent at 16,417, S&P 500 futures were up 0.55 percent at 1,961.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.48 percent at 4,347.5.
** APPLE INC, Friday close $113.45, +0.80 pct premarket
The iPhone maker said it is cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular mobile software outlet.
** ATMEL CORP, Friday close $7.27, +16.23 pct premarket
Chipmaker Dialog Semiconductor said it had agreed to buy U.S. peer Atmel for about $4.6 billion, as the Anglo-German company seeks to expand its industrial product portfolio.
** STARWOOD WAYPOINT RESIDENTIAL TRUST, Friday close $22.75 Continued...