BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Dow, Tesla, J&J, Boeing, Yahoo, VMWare

Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:24am EDT
 
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U.S. stock index e-mini futures were little changed on Wednesday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.03 percent at 16,542, S&P 500 futures were down 0.19 percent at 1,934.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.09 percent at 3,968.

** DOW CHEMICAL CO, Tuesday close $48.21, +4.23 pct premarket

The No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales reported a 43 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher sales in its plastics and performance materials business units.

** JOHNSON & JOHNSON, Tuesday close $100.36, +1.63 pct premarket

J&J is accelerating work on its experimental Ebola vaccine and aims to produce 1 million doses next year, 250,000 of which are expected to be available by May.

** BOEING, Tuesday close $127.12, +0.69 pct premarket   Continued...