Equity futures are pointing higher this morning with the Dow Jones Industrial Average looking to open 43 points higher while the broader S&P500 index is looking to open over 5 points higher. Moving fast in the pre-market session are shares of Motorola Mobility Holdings (NYSE:MMI) up over 59% on news that Google will buy the company for $12.5 billion; Zagg Inc. (NASDAQ:ZAGG) up over 11% after the company reported quarterly results; Nokia (NYSE:NOK) up over 10%; Ralcorp Holdings (NYSE:RAH) up over 7% after the company rejected a revised bid from ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG) ; Research in Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) up 7%; Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) up 3% after the company said that it plans to exit Canada, Europe credit card business; Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) up over 2%; and shares of BHP Billiton (NYSE:BNP) up over 2%. Shares of Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) are down over 2%; Lowe’s Cos (NYSE:LOW) down over 4% after the company reported quarterly results and issued weaker-than-expected guidance; and shares of InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) down 21%. Stay tuned for additional breaking information on these and other top stories from FNNO.
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