BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Amazon, Manitowoc, MasterCard
(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday ahead of data on economic growth, consumer inflation and confidence, with major indexes poised for a second month of declines. Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 0.95 percent at 17,266, S&P 500 futures were down 0.92 percent at 2,000 and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.48 percent at 4,165.5.
** GOOGLE INC, Thursday close $513.23, +1.42 pct premarket
The internet company plans to keep making ambitious and costly bets on futuristic products, even if it means shelving some of its most beloved projects.
** AMAZON.COM INC, Thursday close $311.78, +11.96 pct premarket
The online commerce giant reported stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday as North American sales surged during the crucial holiday quarter.
** MATTEL INC, Thursday close $26.9, -1.86 pct premarket Continued...