BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Amazon, Visa, Starbucks, Pandora, Juniper

Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:55am EDT
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter,; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday after three straight days of losses as Amazon, Visa and Starbucks beat expectations. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures were up 0.06 percent at 17,686, S&P 500 futures were up 0.06 percent at 2,099.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.12 percent at 4,625.75.

** AMAZON.COM INC, Thursday close $482.18, +19.72 pct premarket

The online retailer posted an unexpected quarterly profit, pushing its market value above that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc , the world's largest retailer.

** VISA INC, Thursday close $71.75, +6.27 pct premarket

The credit and debit card issuer said it was in talks to reunite with former subsidiary Visa Europe Ltd in a deal that would give the global company more scale to compete with arch-rival MasterCard Inc.

** STARBUCKS CORP, Thursday close $56.56, +3.87 pct premarket

The company reported higher quarterly profit on Thursday as new food, drinks and technology helped the world's biggest coffee chain attract more customers.   Continued...