BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Ulta Salon, Finisar, Bojangles, Energy Transfer
(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 rose on Friday as oil prices held on to gains, a day after the European Central Bank announced a new stimulus program. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.85 percent at 17,139, S&P 500 futures were up 0.94 percent at 2,007.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 1.11 percent at 4,332.75.
** WILLIAMS COS INC, Thursday close $15.89
** ENERGY TRANSFER EQUITY LP, Thursday close $7.13, +4.07 pct premarket
U.S. pipeline companies Williams Cos and Energy Transfer Equity have clashed publicly over ETE's efforts to finance its $14 billion takeover of Williams.
** ULTA SALON COSMETICS, Thursday close $163.39, +13.23 pct premarket
The beauty product retailer forecast first-quarter sales of $1.02 billion-$1.03 billion compared with analysts' estimate of $1.01 billion.