BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Facebook, Nokia, AT&T, Qualcomm

Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:27am EDT
 
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U.S. stock index e-mini futures rose on Thursday: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.21 percent at 17,060, S&P 500 futures were up 0.24 percent at 1,985.5 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.38 percent at 3,990.5.

** FACEBOOK INC, Wednesday close $71.29, +8.87 pct premarket

Facebook's fast-growing mobile advertising business helped drive a 61 percent increase in revenue during the second quarter, beating Wall Street's financial targets and sending shares to a record-high in after-hours trading on Wednesday.

** NOKIA CORP, Wednesday close $7.68, +8.33 pct premarket

The Finnish telecoms gear maker surprised investors with strong quarterly earnings and raised its full-year profit margin forecast as network operators installed more powerful systems to cope with surging mobile data traffic.

** AT&T INC, Wednesday close $35.88, -1.20 pct premarket   Continued...