U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Friday after the release of stronger-than-expected earnings from large-cap tech companies.
Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 6 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures gained 3.75 points and 42.50 points, respectively.
Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet and Intel all reported earnings that topped Wall Street estimates Thursday after the close. Shares of Amazon rose 8.2 percent in the premarket, while Microsoft, Alphabet and Intel rose 6.8 percent, 4.3 percent and 4.5 percent, respectively.
On the final trading day of the week, corporate earnings continued to pour in, with several key brands releasing their latest financial reports.