-Dow Industrial futures up 87 points.
-S&P 500 futures up 8 points.
-Nasdaq 100 up 15 points.
-Nasdaq-100 Pre-Market Indicator Up 10.90 at 1903.24.
Nikkei up 1.6%
Hang Seng up 0.4%
FTSE-100 up 0.1%
PRE-MARKET SECTOR WATCH
(+) Large cap tech: firmer
(+) Chip stocks: firmer
(+) Software stocks: firmer
(+) Internet stocks: firmer
(+,-) Drug stocks: mixed
(+) Financial stocks: higher
(+,-) Industrial stocks: mixed
(+,-) Auto stocks: mixed
(+,-) Airline stocks: mixed
(+) Retail stocks: firmer
(+) ARST (+26.2%) confirms earlier reports of deal with HPQ (+0.4%) for $43.50 a share.
(+) DTG (+6.1%) gets revised $50 offer from Hertz: WSJ.
(+) CYCC (+26.7%) inks FDA agreement for SPA design for Sapacitabine trial in AML.
(+) ACTU (+1.4%) upgraded.
(+) INCY (+3%) gets FDA special protocol assessment in Polycythemia Vera.
(+) OPEN (+4%) upgraded.
(+) INO (+14%) jumps on positive study data.
(+) MA (+0.5%) upgraded.
(+) V (+0.4%) upgraded.
(+) AONE (+9.7%) opens lithium battery plant.
(+) XRX (+7%) gains on favorable Barron's cover piece.
(+) GTSI (+33%) jumps as Eyak stands by $7 per share offer.
(+) GERN (+2%) get license for deriving cartilage from human embryonic stem cells.
(+) NOK (+2%) gets upgrade, mobile solutions head to leave.
(+) SNTS (+6.3%) adds drug candidates to pipeline.
(-) SGEN (-0.2%) says lintuzumab trial does not meet primary endpoint.
(-) INT (-1.6%) selling shares.
(-) AZO (-1%) downgraded.
U.S. stocks and commodities look to join their global counterparts
in robust trade Monday, lifted by upbeat Chinese economic data and new
global rules on bank capital requirements.