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Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
New Dow component Nike reported earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts, while revenue came in on target. Shares jumped after-hours.
Nike is up about 4.5 percent after hours. The company is reporting Q1 EPS of $0.86 on revenue of $6.9 billion, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Stocks closed modestly higher in choppy trading Thursday, with major averages avoiding a six-day losing streak, as investors digested the latest batch of economic news and developments in Washington.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher Thursday following the latest reading on jobless claims and GDP, but gains were limited amid ongoing concerns about the lack of progress in Washington's budget talks.
As Congress squabbles, Wall Street will be eyeing a few reports on the consumer Thursday to see if economic jitters are justified.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
For the first time in two years, investors will be waking up to a new version of Wall Street's blue-chip Dow index when trade opens on Monday.
From a showdown in DC on the debt ceiling to a parade of Fed speakers, it's going to be a busy week for the market. Buckle up.
The market for initial public offerings is "starting to catch fire again," against the back-drop of the planned Twitter IPO, Art Cashin said.
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German sports apparel maker Adidas warned on 2013 profit, saying a distribution problem in Russia and poor trading at its golf business meant targets were no longer attainable.
Futures were higher Thursday, with major averages looking to extend their gains from the previous session's sharp rally after the Federal Reserve surprised markets by opting to maintain its $85 billion-per-month asset purchases.
The Fed should taper its bond-buying program, but it's not as big a deal as investors think it is, Goldman chief Lloyd Blankfein tells CNBC.
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