The U.S. stock index futures point to a flat open since investor activities could remain quiet amid holidays in Asia.
Asian markets fell in the week as investor sentiment turned negative amid the discouraging political developments in Europe.
Pre-Market Movers (Linkedin, Alcatel Lucent, Toyota, Credit Suisse, Nokia, Telecom Italia, Archer Daniels Midland, Coca-Cola)
Linkedin Corporation, Alcatel Lucent SA, Toyota Motor Corporation, Credit Suisse Group AG, Nokia Corporation, Telecom Italia S.p.A, Archer Daniels Midland Company and The Coca-Cola Company are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Friday.
U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open on Friday ahead of the Bureau of Economic Analysis' trade deficit report.
China’s trade surplus dropped in January compared with that in the previous month but was better than expected.
The U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open ahead of the Labor Department's weekly jobless claims data.
Japan’s core machinery orders posted a better-than-expected rise in December compared with the previous month.
The U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open Wednesday as investors were optimistic that earnings reports from corporates will provide momentum to the economy that is tracing a recovery trajectory.
Top After-Market NYSE Movers (The Walt Disney, Monster Worldwide, Hewlett-Packard, Office Depot Inc, USANA Health Sciences, Exelis, Walgreen, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Fortuna Silver Mines)
The top after-market NYSE gainers Tuesday were The Walt Disney Company, Monster Worldwide Inc, Hewlett-Packard Company and Office Depot Inc. The top after-market NYSE losers Tuesday were USANA Health Sciences Inc, Exelis Inc, Walgreen Co, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc and Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.
Pre-Market Movers (Zynga, ARM Holdings, Research In Motion, BP, Rio Tinto, Nokia, Yum Brands, STMicroelectronics)
Zynga Inc, ARM Holdings plc, Research In Motion Ltd, BP plc, Rio Tinto plc, Nokia Corporation, Yum! Brands Inc and STMicroelectronics N.V are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Tuesday.
The U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open ahead of the Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing PMI.
China's service activity expanded in January at a faster pace than in December, according to the HSBC Services PMI.
U.S. stock index futures point to a flat open Monday ahead of the Commerce Department's factory orders report.
The country’s monetary base advanced 10.9 percent in January from an 11.8 percent rise in December.
Most of the Asian markets rose for the week as investor confidence was lifted amid encouraging economic indicators from China.
The U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open Friday ahead of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' nonfarm payrolls and unemployment reports.
Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers (Audience, Tesco, Gevo, Cavium, Inc Electro Scientific, Tellabs, Oplink Communications, Constant Contact, Astro-Med)
The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Thursday were Audience Inc, Tesco Corporation, Gevo Inc and Cavium Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Thursday were Electro Scientific Industries Inc, Tellabs Inc, Oplink Communications Inc, Constant Contact Inc and Astro-Med Inc.
The U.S. stock index futures point to a flat open Wednesday ahead of the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data and the Automatic Data Processing’s (ADP) National Employment Report.
Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers (Amazon.com, Fortinet, Gevo, PAREXEL, Gentex, Websense, Steel Dynamics, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Broadcom)
The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Tuesday were Amazon.com Inc, Fortinet Inc, Gevo Inc and PAREXEL International Corporation. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Tuesday were Gentex Corporation, Websense Inc, Steel Dynamics Inc, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc and Broadcom Corporation.
The U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Tuesday as investors maintained caution.
Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers (Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Sierra Wireless, PLX Technology, Yahoo, Sanmina, BMC Software, Seagate Technology, Citrix Systems, NetApp)
The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Monday were Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc, Sierra Wireless Inc, PLX Technology Inc and Yahoo Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Monday were Sanmina Corporation, BMC Software Inc, Seagate Technology, Citrix Systems Inc and NetApp Inc.
The U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open Monday ahead of the Census Bureau's durable goods orders data.
Profits of Chinese industrial companies rose 17.3 percent in December from a year earlier to 895.2 billion yuan ($143.91 billion).
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Thursday ahead of the Labor Department's weekly jobless claims data.
Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers (Netflix, F5 Networks, Dorman Products, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Mellanox Technologies, Apple, Cirrus Logic, Skyworks Solutions, Altera)
The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Wednesday were Netflix Inc, F5 Networks Inc, Dorman Products Inc and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Wednesday were Mellanox Technologies Ltd, Apple Inc, Cirrus Logic Inc, Skyworks Solutions Inc and Altera Corporation.
U.S. stock index futures point to a lower open Wednesday as investors remained cautious ahead of quarterly earnings reports by major corporations.
Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers (Cree, Novadaq Technologies, Google, Westport Innovations, Volterra Semiconductor, Perion Network, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, TTM Technologies)
The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Tuesday were Cree Inc, Novadaq Technologies Inc, Google Inc and Westport Innovations Inc, while the top after-market NASDAQ losers were Volterra Semiconductor Corporation, Perion Network Ltd, Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc, Amgen Inc and TTM Technologies Inc.
The U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open Tuesday ahead of the National Association of Realtors' home sales report.
The Japanese yen fell Tuesday against the dollar after the Bank of Japan raised the inflation target to 2 percent from 1 percent.
Asian markets were listless Monday as investor confidence was weighed down amid the speculation that policy makers in Japan might disappoint by not announcing substantial stimulus measures in the meeting this week.