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U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Thursday as positive comments from China on U.S. trade talks put a cap on this week’s politically driven selling.
At 7:11 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis were up 0.19% at 27,009. S&P 500 e-minis were up 0.15% at 2,990.75, while Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 0.05% at 7,824. The top NYSE percentage gainers premarket: ** Foresight Energy LP, up 22.1% ** Frontline Ltd, up 7.0% The top three NYSE percentage losers premarket: ** Pearson Plc, down 16.8% ** Mizuho Financial Group Inc, down 5.4% ** Crescent Point Energy Corp, down 3.8% The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers premarket: ** Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc, up 16.1% ** Histogenics Corp, up 16.0% ** Nano Dimension Ltd, up 13.5% The top three Nasdaq percentage losers premarket: ** Bioxcel Therapeutics Inc, down 10.8% ** Supercom Ltd, down 10.7% ** Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc, down 10.2%
** Beyond Meat Inc: up 12.6% premarket BUZZ-Gets a lift from the golden arches ** Tesla Inc: up 0.8% premarket BUZZ-Rises after top analyst hikes Q3 delivery estimates ** Pearson Plc: down 16.8% premarket BUZZ-Plunges on profit warning ** BioXcel Therapeutics Inc: down 10.8% premarket BUZZ-Falls after announcing public offering ** Plymouth Industrial REIT Inc: down 7.0% premarket BUZZ-Falls on planned 3 mln share offering ** Ctrip.com International Ltd: down 6.0% premarket BUZZ-Falls as largest investor Baidu to trim stake (Compiled by by C Nivedita in Bengaluru)