BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Atmel, Plug Power, Alcobra, Atossa
(---(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) Wall Street looked set to open higher on Monday following big losses at the end of last week as investors continued to assess the significance of the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates near zero. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.48 percent at 16,396, S&P 500 futures were up 0.37 percent at 1,957.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.28 percent at 4,338.75.
** APPLE INC, Friday close $113.45, +0.47 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.
** PLUG POWER INC, Friday close $1.89, +5.82 pct premarket
Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc begins using Plug Power's hydrogen fuel cells to power forklifts at its warehouse in Toledo, Ohio.
** ALCOBRA LTD, Friday close $8.26, +13.32 pct premarket
The U.S. FDA grants "fast track" status to the company's experimental drug to treat patients with Fragile X Syndrome, a type of genetic disorder that could cause autism. Continued...