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NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. stock index futures climbed on Thursday, after an interest rate cut by the European Central Bank reinforced expectations that global central banks will continue to take actions to support struggling economies worldwide.
*Twitter shares to debut on NYSE. Qualcomm falls after results, outlook. *Investors will also brace for the market debut of Twitter Inc, which priced its initial public offering, above the expected range, at $26 per share to raise at least $1.8 billion, a sign of strong investor demand for the most highly anticipated U.S. public float since Facebook Inc..
Twitter will debut on Thursday in a market that's been showing clear signs of wear and has some investors burrowing further into defensive names.
Bulls could keep the upper hand in the coming week, even with increasing warning signs that the market could be getting bubbly.
"I think the one thing we're really missing is animal spirits," Laszlo Birinyi says.
Oct 30- Online travel agency Expedia Inc reported a third-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and said business referrals from review site TripAdvisor Inc. have improved, sending its shares up 18 percent in extended trading. Online travel agencies such as Expedia and Priceline.com depend heavily on leads from TripAdvisor.
Trends emerge this earnings' season: limited Q4 visibility, momentum names slide, oil is dropping, and bond yields break down.
NEW YORK, Oct 22- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has cashed in big on Netflix Inc, taking advantage of a 457 percent gain in its shares since he bought more than 9 percent of the streaming video company only 14 months ago.
Stocks recovered from session lows to close higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a new high above 1,750, after the tepid September jobs report gave further evidence to investors that the Federal Reserve will continue to support the economy at the current pace.
NEW YORK, Oct 22- Investors turned on Netflix Inc on Tuesday, reversing early gains in a flurry of selling that bore the hallmark of momentum traders getting out of the high-flying stock.
*Google becomes 2nd S&P company to top $1,000/ shr mark. NEW YORK, Oct 18- The S&P 500 resumed its record-breaking climb on Friday and was on track for its best weekly gain in more than three months, boosted by earnings from Google, Morgan Stanley and other big companies.
From Wall Street to Main Street, Beltway battles to eventful earnings, the "Fast Money" traders weighed in.
*Google jumps more than 10 pct at open on results. NEW YORK, Oct 18- The S&P 500 index climbed to a new high at the start of trading Friday and was on track for its best weekly gain in more than three months, boosted by earnings from big companies like Google and Morgan Stanley.
WASHINGTON, Oct 14- U.S. multinationals will next month be able to weigh in for the first time on recent proposals from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on tightening oversight of tax-reducing "transfer pricing" strategies.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
"Some of those names, I think, are presenting attractive opportunities," Mark Mahaney says.
Volatility is up more than 50 percent since the S&P 500 hit a record price of 1,729.86 last month.
Cramer says these 10 stocks are still 'buys' even if the DC debt debacle gets really nasty.
The "Fast Money" pros are looking at Priceline.com and Facebook.
Priceline won the race to $1,000 per share. Ronald Josey, JPM Securities, breaks down the travel site's stock.