MARKET PULSE- AIG, First Solar, Chevron, Container Store, Barrick

Fri Nov 1, 2013 9:12am EDT
 
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Nov 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures edged slightly higher on Friday, indicating a Wall Street rebound following two days of losses spurred by concerns over Federal Reserve policy. S&P 500 futures were up 1.7 point and were above fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the contract. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 31 points and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 7.7 points.

Some stocks to watch:

** CHEVRON CORP, Thursday close $119.96, down 0.5 pct premarket

The second-largest U.S. oil company reported a decline in quarterly profit due to the impact of lower refining margins, while oil and gas production increased but remained short of its target.

** ODYSSEY MARINE EXPLORATION INC, Thursday close $2.16, up 9 pct premarket   Continued...