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At 9:11 ET, Dow e-minis were up 0.18 percent at 26,495. S&P 500 e-minis were up 0.32 percent at 2,920.75, while Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 0.61 percent at 7,726. The top three NYSE percentage gainers premarket: ** Smart & Final Stores Inc up 20.2 pct ** Jumia Technologies AG up 15.9 pct ** Tufin Software Technologies Ltd up 12.2 pct The top NYSE percentage losers premarket: ** Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust down 14.7 pct ** China Rapid Finance Ltd down 12.2 pct The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers premarket: ** United Security Bancshares up 20.0 pct ** Oncosec Medical Inc up 20.0 pct ** Ideal Power Inc up 19.3 pct The top three Nasdaq percentage losers premarket: ** Yangtze River Port And Logistics Ltd down 32.4 pct ** Lakeland Industries Inc down 14.3 pct ** Marker Therapeutics Inc down 12 pct ** PepsiCo Inc: up 2.1 pct premarket BUZZ-Shares tick higher on demand for snacks, low-sugar soda ** Netflix Inc: up 2.6 pct premarket BUZZ-Street View: Wall Street believes in Netflix despite bleak Q2 outlook ** T-Mobile: down 2.5 pct premarket ** Sprint Corp: down 5.7 pct premarket BUZZ-Sprint, T-Mobile drop on DOJ concerns about merger ** CSX Corp: up 4.8 pct premarket ** Union Pacific Corp: up 1.2 pct premarket ** Kansas City Southern: up 2.5 pct premarket BUZZ-CSX shares rise on Q1 profit beat BUZZ-Railroad rivals chug along as CSX tops profit view ** Smart & Final Stores Inc : up 20.2 pct premarket BUZZ-Smart & Final Stores set for best day in 5 months on Apollo deal ** United Continental Holdings Inc: up 3.3 pct premarket ** Delta Air Lines Inc: up 1.0 pct premarket ** American Airlines Group Inc: up 1.4 pct premarket United Airlines first-quarter profit rises, holds 2019 target BUZZ-Airlines take off as United Airlines posts biggest profit beat in 2 years ** Qualcomm Inc: up 14.1 pct premarket BUZZ-Street View: Qualcomm moves past litigations to focus on 5G dominance ** Chesapeake Energy Corp: up 1.9 pct premarket BUZZ-Chesapeake: “Best of Breed”; Guggenheim resumes with “neutral” ** Intel Corp: up 3.8 pct premarket ** Advanced Micro Devices Inc: up 1.2 pct premarket ** ASML Holding NV: up 2.0 pct premarket BUZZ-U.S. chip stocks gain as ASML sees faster growth, Chinese economy steadies ** Aurora Cannabis Inc: up 2.4 pct premarket ** Canopy Growth Corp: up 3.6 pct premarket BUZZ-Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth: Bofa starts coverage with “buy” ** Sina Corp: down 3.8 pct premarket BUZZ-Falls after China suspends some of co’s products ** Morgan Stanley: up 2.0 pct premarket Morgan Stanley profit beats estimates on wealth management, lower costs BUZZ-Gains after better-than-expected results ** Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd: up 11.1 pct premarket BUZZ-Rises after pulling stock offering ** Domino’s Pizza: up 2.2 pct premarket ** Chipotle Mexican Grill: down 1.3 pct premarket BUZZ-Pizza over burritos: MS upgrades Domino’s, sidelines Chipotle ** Sequential Brands Group Inc: up 5.0 pct premarket BUZZ-Up on deal to sell Martha Stewart and other brands ** HMS Holdings Corp: up 3.0 pct premarket BUZZ-Cantor Fitzgerald upgrades to ‘buy’ on attractive risk/reward tradeoff ** TherapeuticsMD Inc: up 5.5 pct premarket BUZZ-Rises on $300 mln financing deal to support product launches ** Moleculin Biotech Inc: up 16.1 pct premarket BUZZ- Jumps on new data from cancer drug testing ** DPW Holdings Inc: up 40.5 pct premarket BUZZ-Soars on bright outlook ** Bank of New York Mellon Corp: down 7.3 pct premarket BNY Mellon profit misses estimates on lower fee revenue BUZZ-Slides on first profit miss in 2 years ** International Business Machines Corp: down 3.6 pct premarket BUZZ-Street View: IBM’s story in progress, with all eyes on RHT ** Pinduoduo Inc: up 1.7 pct premarket BUZZ-Keybanc calls Pinduoduo new online disruptor, starts with ‘overweight’ ** Pentair Plc: down 1.6 pct premarket BUZZ-Pentair slips after biggest quarterly results miss in at least 2 years (Compiled by Debroop Roy)
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