BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Con-way, Krispy Kreme, Lululemon, Assurant
(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 Thursday, a day after Apple and a fall in oil prices dragged down Wall Street by more than 1 percent. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.39 percent at 16,207, S&P 500 futures were down 0.33 percent at 1,936.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.24 percent at 4,244.75.
** APPLE INC, Wednesday close $110.15, -0.05 pct premarket
Apple unveiled a new TV set top box that responds to voice commands and fresh iPhones that sense the pressure of a finger tap.
** XPO LOGISTICS INC, Wednesday close $33.99, -3.80 pct premarket
** CON-WAY INC, Wednesday close $35.53, +33.21 pct premarket
XPO said it would buy trucking and logistics company Con-way for $3 billion, including debt, making it the second largest provider of less-than-truckload services in North America.
** KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUTS INC, Wednesday close $17.73, -17.37 pct premarket Continued...