US futures are just in the green so far in Tuesday's pre-market
session as investors wind down ahead of Thursday's Thanksgiving
On the docket today, the U.S. Census Bureau released data at
8:30 a.m. ET, which showed October building permits rose 6.2%. The
Case-Shiller index of house prices in 20 cities is due out at 9
a.m. ET. The Conference Board will put out its monthly consumer
confidence report at 10 a.m. ET.
In equities, Camtek Ltd. (
) is up 43%, adding to 72% gains made in yesterday's regular
session on increasing speculation the company is close to a
commercial launch for its DMD printer - a first-of-its-kind 3D
printer producing printed circuit boards.
Also seeing momentum this morning is Jos A. Bank Clothiers (
), after rival Men's Wearhouse (
) turned the tables on the company, offering to buy it for $55 a
share, just weeks after JOSB dropped its $48 bid for MW.
In the red this morning is Take-Two Interactive (
), which has disclosed that it has purchased all of the Icahn
Group's stock at Monday's closing price of $16.93 per share.