U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Chipmakers, oil stocks, Facebook, industrial stocks

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U.S. stocks were set to tumble on Thursday as the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the United States sparked fears of a flare-up in Sino-U.S. tensions, while sliding oil prices added to the pressure.

At 8:31 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis were down 1.47 percent at 24,678. S&P 500 e-minis were down 1.30 percent at 2,666.5, while Nasdaq 100 e-minis were down 1.67 percent at 6,689.75.

The top three NYSE percentage gainers premarket:

** MFS Municipal Income Trust, up 8.0 pct

** Easterly Government Properties Inc, up 5.3 pct

** Sibanye Gold Ltd, up 4.2 pct

The top three NYSE percentage losers premarket:

** NeoPhotonics Corp, down 19.3 pct

** Tegna Inc, down 15.1 pct

** Avista Corp, down 15.1 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage gainers premarket:

** Community Health Systems Inc, up 66.7 pct

** VBI Vaccines Inc, up 29.7 pct

** TheStreet Inc, up 30.3 pct

The top three Nasdaq percentage losers premarket:

** Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc, down 51.1 pct

** IntriCon Corp, down 31.1 pct

** Pacific Ethanol Inc, down 22.8 pct

** Qualcomm Inc: down 1.1 pct premarket

** Intel Corp: down 2.0 pct premarket

** Advanced Micro Devices Inc: down 2.7 pct premarket

** Micron Technology Inc: down 2.3 pct premarket

** Western Digital Corp: down 0.9 pct premarket

** Nvidia Corp: down 2.7 pct premarket

Chipmakers fall as Huawei exec arrest threatens U.S.-China trade truce

** Facebook Inc: down 2.6 pct premarket

Stifel sees distrust among users, downgrades

** NeoPhotonics Corp: down 19.9 pct premarket

Neophotnics plunges, optical firms drop as China'sHuawei exec arrested

** Exxon Mobil Corp: down 1.3 pct premarket

** Chevron Corp: down 1.5 pct premarket

** Schlumberger N.V.: down 2.5 pct premarket

** Anadarko Petroleum Corp: down 3.2 pct premarket

Oil companies down as OPEC indicates lower-than-expected output cuts

** Boeing Co : down 2.9 pct premarket

** Caterpillar Inc : down 1.9 pct premarket

down 1.1 pct

** United Technologies Corp: up 0.8 pct premarket

** Deere & Co: down 2.6 pct premarket

** General Electric Co: down 1.2 pct premarket

** Lockheed Martin Corp: down 1.3 pct premarket

Industrial stocks hit by threat to U.S.-China trade truce

** Alibaba Group Holding Ltd: down 2.8 pct premarket

** Baidu Inc: down 2.6 pct premarket

** JD.com Inc: down 3.9 pct premarket

** Momo Inc: down 13.3 pct premarket

** Vipshop Holdings Ltd : down 2.7 pct premarket

** NetEase Inc: down 1.9 pct premarket

** Weibo Corp: down 3.7 pct premarket

US-listed Chinese stocks, China ETF hit by fresh trade worries

** Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc: down 51.1 pct premarket

Slumps as mid-stage trial fails to meet main goal

** Amazon.com Inc: down 2.2 pct premarket

** TheStreet Inc : up 30.3 pct premarket

Gains after deal to sell its B2B businesses

** Avista Corp: down 15.1 pct premarket

Plunges after regulator rejects co's sale to Canada'sHydro One

** Aphria Inc: down 11.3 pct premarket

Stock slide continues as firm continues firefighting

** OncoMed Pharma: up 3.6 pct premarket

Wells Fargo downgrades on proposed Mereo merger

** Marvell Technology Group Ltd : up 2.6 pct premarket

Gains on Q3 beat despite weakness among chip stocks

** Toll Brothers Inc: down 1.6 pct premarket

RBC downgrades, cuts FY19 EPS outlook on falling orders

** Spirit Airlines Inc : down 0.4 pct premarket

CS upgrades rating on better forecast

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