BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Smith & Wesson, Sturm Ruger, Agios Pharma
(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 lower on Monday as investors scurried to safe haven assets ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting starting Tuesday. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.29 percent at 17,814, S&P 500 futures were down 0.27 percent at 2,090.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.42 percent at 4,447.
** SMITH & WESSON HOLDING CORP, Friday close $21.41, +7.43 pct premarket
** STURM RUGER & CO INC, Friday close $57.41, +4.30 pct premarket
Man armed with assault rifle pledging loyalty to Islamic State killed 50 people during a gay pride celebration at an Orlando nightclub on Sunday. Shares of the gunmakers often rise on expectations of increased sales due to fears of potential gun control policies.
** APPLE INC, Friday close $98.83, -0.75 pct premarket
The company is expected to show off new abilities for its Siri digital assistant on Monday by debuting tools to let developers work with the company's artificial intelligence.
** AGIOS PHARMACEUTICALS INC, Friday close $50.345, +9.23 pct premarket Continued...