MARKET PULSE-Boeing, Dow, Vringo, Google, Tupperware, Yahoo
(For more market insights, including options activity, click on STXNEWS/US; for the Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s; ; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) Wall Street was set to open lower on Wednesday as investors shifted their focus from the Turkish central bank's bold interest-rate hike to the U.S. Federal Reserve's impending decision later in the day on its monthly bond-buying program. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.75 percent at 15,757, S&P 500 futures were down 0.96 percent at 1,771.1 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.99 percent at 3,466.25.
** BOEING CO, Tuesday close $137.09, -3.97 pct premarket
The planemaker forecast 2014 results below analysts' average estimates as it expects margin to fall in both its major segments.
** DOW CHEMICAL CO, Tuesday close $43.06, +5.09 pct premarket
The profit and largest U.S. chemical maker by sales reported a better-than-expected quarterly tripled its share buyback program to $4.5 billion, joining rival DuPont in increasing shareholder returns amid investor activism.
** GOOGLE INC, Tuesday close $1,123.01, -0.97 pct premarket Continued...