MARKET PULSE-GM, Cameo, CBRE, Ariad, Cirrus, Edwards Lifesciences
Oct 30 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set for a slightly higher open on Wednesday, adding to fresh records scaled by the Dow and the S&P 500, amid sturdy results and on expectations the Federal Reserve will continue its stimulus efforts into next year. S&P 500 futures were up 3.4 points. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 46 points and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 12 points.
** GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY, Tuesday close $36.06, up 3.4 pct premarket
The No. 1 U.S. automaker posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on strong results in its core North American market and a smaller-than-anticipated loss in Europe.
** APPLE INC, Tuesday close $516.68, up 0.6 pct premarket
The company has not reinvented the wheel with the iPad Air, but the thinner device, priced higher than many of its competitors, is a major improvement on a successful product, reviewers wrote on Tuesday.