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A Peek Into The Market Before The Trading Starts

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A Peek Into The Market Before The Trading Starts
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Morning Market Movers

Pre-open movers US stock futures are higher this morning. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 42 points to 15,254.00 and S&P 500 index futures rose 4.70 points to 1,652.80. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 5.75 points to 3,004.00.

A Peek Into Global Markets European markets were higher today. The STOXX Europe 600 Index rose 0.03%, London's FTSE 100 index gained 0.29%, French CAC 40 Index gained 0.36% and German DAX 30 index rose 0.13%.

Asian markets ended higher, with Japan's Nikkei Stock Average jumping 0.67%, China's Shanghai Composite surging 1.38% and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.30%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 0.17% and India's Sensex gained 0.19%.

Broker Recommendation Analysts at Deutsche Bank downgraded TRW Automotive Holdings (NYSE: TRW) from “buy” to “hold.” The target price for TRW Automotive Holdings is set to $67.

TRW Automotive Holdings' shares closed at $61.50 yesterday.

Breaking news

  • Lentuo International (NYSE: LAS) ("Lentuo" or the "Company") today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Jianping Chen has been assigned to a leadership role in Lentuo's ongoing joint venture project with Itochu Corporation. To read the full news, click here.
  • Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) announced today that its Brandywine Communications Technologies LLC subsidiary has entered into a license and settlement agreement with Mitel Network Corporation (NASDAQ: MITL). To read the full news, click here.
  • Tessera Technologies (NASDAQ: TSRA) ("Tessera" or the "Company") today announced that with addition of the report from Egan-Jones Proxy Services (“Egan-Jones”), all of the leading proxy advisory firms including Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), and Glass Lewis & Co., have recommended that dissident stockholder Starboard Value LP (“Starboard”) does not merit control of the Company's Board of Directors (the “Board”).To read the full news, click here.
  • Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced Friday in an SEC filing, it was offering 3,393,793 shares of common stock at a price of $92.24 per share. To read the full news, click here.

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