MARKET PULSE-Goldman Sachs, Best Buy, CSX, CEC Entertainment, HP
(For more market insights, including options activity, click on ; for the Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday after closing at a record high in the prior session, ahead of data on the labor market and earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.09 percent at 16,393, S&P 500 futures were down 0.15 percent at 1,838.9 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.02 percent at 3,597.5.
** GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP <GS.N >, Wednesday close $178.75, +0.42 pct premarket
The Wall Street bank reported a 21 percent drop in quarterly profit as revenue from fixed-income trading fell.
** BEST BUY CO INC, Wednesday close $37.57, -28.24 pct premarket
The world's largest consumer electronics chain said total revenue and sales at its established U.S stores fell in the all-important holiday season due to intense discounting by rivals, supply constraints for key products and weak traffic in December.