REFILE-BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-3D Systems, Boeing, Dow, Broadcom
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U.S. stock index futures were flat on Wednesday, implying that buyers were taking a pause following the biggest four-day rally for the S&P 500 since January 2013. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.02 percent at 16,550, S&P 500 futures were down 0.09 percent at 1,936.25 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.04 percent at 3,969.75.
** DOW CHEMICAL CO, Tuesday close $48.21, +3.71 pct premarket
The No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit for the fourth time in a row, helped by higher sales in its plastics and performance materials business units.
** BOEING, Tuesday close $127.12, +0.58 pct premarket
The aircraft maker reported an 18 percent increase in quarterly profit and raised its full-year core earnings forecast for the third time, reflecting booming commercial aircraft demand.