BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Farmer Bros, Sigma Designs, Fenix
(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 was higher in early afternoon trading on Thursday as Apple and biotech shares lifted the market ahead of the crucial Federal Reserve meeting next week. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 1.01 percent at 16,417.66, the S&P 500 was up 1.03 percent at 1,962.11 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 1.18 percent at 4,812.893.
** APPLE INC, $112.855, +2.46 pct
Apple unveiled a new TV set top box that responds to voice commands and fresh iPhones that sense the pressure of a finger tap. .
The company also announced a program on Wednesday that will allow users to finance unlocked versions of the new iPhones through monthly installments starting at $32, regardless of carrier.
** ENVIVIO INC, $4.065, +113.95 pct
The video processing software provider agrees to be acquired by Ericsson, the world's No.1 mobile network equipment maker, in a deal valued at $125 million.
** XPO LOGISTICS INC, $29.52, -13.15 pct Continued...