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*Tech results lift Nasdaq futures, Apple and Facebook rally. NEW YORK, April 24- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday, with Nasdaq futures jumping more than 1 percent following a pair of blowout results from technology stalwarts Apple and Facebook.
ST. PAUL, Minn.— 3 M's first-quarter net income rose 7 percent, led by sales growth in its health care business. Shares of 3 M fell $2.54, or 1.8 percent, to $135.45 before the market open. 3 M Co. gets a considerable amount of revenue from outside the U.S., making it susceptible to currency swings.
Apple dazzled investors with a big earnings beat, another big buyback and a dividend hike that should boost sentiment up and down Wall Street.
WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases durable goods for March, 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m..
The S&P 500 should deliver a double-digit return in 2014, fund manager Ed Keon told CNBC. And the low on April 11 has a "pretty good chance" of being the recent bottom, he added.
As the U.S. economy picks up momentum, so are industrial stocks. The recent dip in the market makes this an opportunity for savvy investors.
About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.
April 15- Post-it notes maker 3 M Co said its board opposed a proposal by shareholder James McRitchie to allow investors holding enough shares to take a particular action through written consent without putting it to a vote.
Demand for small-cap stocks is increasing relative to established large-cap names, a divergence that signals continued risk appetite among investors.
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Ssome of Friday's midday movers:
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Hak Cheol Shin, Global EVP, International Operations at 3M, explains that the bulk of the firm's exposure to emerging markets is to relatively stable countries like China.
Tuesday's trading volume was heavy but not as bad as Monday's. In other words, selloffs are coming on greater breadth than rallies.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Is the worst of the decline over for the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
Treasurys held on to earlier losses after of the Treasury Dept's auction of five-year notes and seven-year debt and after the release of US GDP data.
Jan 30- Diversified manufacturer 3 M Co reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales on Thursday, hurt by declines in its consumer business and slowing growth in Latin America. Shares of 3 M fell 1.9 percent to $127.77 in morning trading. 3 M said fourth-quarter net income rose to $1.1 billion, or $1.62 per share, from $991 million, or $1.41 per share, a year earlier.