MARKET PULSE-Apple, Dell, Sarepta, Broadcom, Transition Therapeutics
July 24 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Wednesday:
WALL ST SET TO OPEN HIGHER ON APPLE, EURO ZONE STRENGTH
Wall Street was set for a higher open as Apple was expected to boost tech shares after reporting stronger-than-expected results and positive euro-zone economic data boosted market sentiment.
S&P 500 futures rose 4.9 points, Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 35 points and Nasdaq 100 futures added 28.5 points.
** APPLE INC, Tuesday close $418.99, up 4.6 pct premarket
A sharp drop in Apple's China revenue in April-June underscores the challenges it faces in its second-largest market as the technology gap with cheaper local rivals narrows and as Samsung Electronics keeps up a steady stream of new models across all price ranges. Continued...