MARKET PULSE-Facebook, Harley-Davidson, Lockheed Martin, McDonald's

Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:34am EDT
 
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April 22 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were flat on Tuesday as investors found few reasons to continue buying after a five-day rally in the S&P 500, though Netflix jumped following its earnings results. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.02 percent at 16,374, S&P 500 futures were unchanged at 1,864.4 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.06 percent at 3,553.5.

** MCDONALD'S CORP, Monday close $99.67, +0.73 pct premarket

The fast-food chain reported a lower quarterly profit as sales at its established U.S. restaurants fell more than expected.

** LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP, Monday close $161.49, +0.32 pct premarket

The Pentagon's largest supplier on Tuesday reported a 23 percent jump in operating profit and earnings per share in the first quarter, and raised its earnings outlook for the full year by 25 cents.

** BARRICK GOLD CORP, Monday close $17.28, +1.97 pct premarket   Continued...