BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Lumber Liquidators, MasterCard, Starwood
(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 Wednesday as investors await the outcome of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting and ahead of U.S. economic growth numbers for the first quarter. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures were down 0.40 percent at 17,985, S&P 500 futures were down 0.38 percent at 2,104 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.42 percent at 4,497.25.
** LUMBER LIQUIDATORS HOLDINGS INC, Tuesday close $33.42, -16.22 pct premarket
The hardwood flooring retailer reported a 2 percent fall in net sales so far in April and said it could not provide a full-year forecast.
** TWITTER INC, Tuesday close $42.27, -2.72 pct premarket
The Microblogging site reported quarterly revenue that fell short of Wall Street estimates and cut its full-year forecast due to weak demand for its new direct response advertising.
** HILTON WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS INC, Tuesday close $29.44, +2.41 pct premarket Continued...