Market Overview

A Peek Into The Market Before The Trading Starts

Related WAG
Morgan Stanley Thinks CVS Surcharge May Replace Lost Tobacco Revenue
Sears, Walgreen And Others Insiders Have Been Buying
Apple Easily Beats in Fiscal Fourth Quarter (Fox Business)
Related HUN
UPDATE: Bank Of America Reiterates On Huntsman Corporation Following ROC Pigment Deal
UPDATE: Huntsman Q2 Earnings Top Estimates

Pre-open movers US stock futures are mostly flat this morning, ahead of economic data. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1 point to 13,925.00 and S&P 500 index futures fell 0.30 points to 1,512.80. Nasdaq 100 futures dropped 2 points to 2,768.50.

A Peek Into Global Markets European markets were mostly higher today. The STOXX Europe 600 Index fell 0.08%, London's FTSE 100 Index gained 0.32%, German DAX 30 Index rose 0.11% and French CAC 40 Index climbed 0.47%.

Asian markets ended higher, with Japan's Nikkei Stock Average surging 1.94%, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 Index rising 0.02% and India's Sensex gaining 0.52%.

Broker Recommendation Analysts at Mizuho upgraded Walgreen Co (NYSE: WAG) from “neutral” to “buy.” The target price for Walgreen has been raised from $39 to $46.

Walgreen shares gained 0.19% to close at $41.48 yesterday.

Breaking news

  • Huntsman (NYSE: HUN) reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results. To read the full news, click here.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced it has entered into a three-year collaboration agreement with Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (OTC: RBGLY) for several of its over-the-counter medicines currently sold across Latin America, primarily in Mexico and Brazil. To read the full news, click here.
  • Fossil (NASDAQ: FOSL) announced today that it has entered into a global licensing agreement with the Tory Burch Company. To read the full news, click here.
  • Limelight Networks (NASDAQ: LLNW) today announced that it has appointed George Vonderhaar to the position of chief sales officer. To read the full news, click here.

Posted-In: mizuho US Stock FuturesNews Futures Global Pre-Market Outlook Markets


Related Articles (FOSL + BMY)

Around the Web, We're Loving...

Get Benzinga's Newsletters