Here are some of the biggest movers ahead of Wednesday’s market open:
stock surged 15% in premarket trading after the after the silicon-carbide chip maker said it signed a 10-year wafer-supply agreement with Japan’s Renesas Electronics
Shares of Rivian Automotive Inc.
climbed 4% in premarket trading after Amazon.com Inc. said it had rolled out the first electric delivery vans from the electric-vehicle maker. The e-commerce giant said more than 300 new electric vans from Rivian will hit the road in Germany in the coming weeks. Rivian shares were among the EV makers that got a boost on Monday after upbeat delivery and production data from companies including Tesla Inc.
United Parcel Service Inc. stock
fell 0.9% in premarket trading after the union representing thousands of workers at the global delivery firm reportedly “walked away from the bargaining table,” and unanimously rejected a contract offer by the company.
Microsoft Corp. MSFT and Amazon shares AMZN slipped 0.8% and 0.7%, respectively, after The Wall Street Journal, citing sources, reported Tuesday that the White House planned to curb Chinese companies’ access to U.S. cloud-computing services. The article said Amazon and Microsoft could be forced to ask the U.S. government for clearance to provide cloud services that use AI chips to Chinese customers.