BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Bank stocks, AMD, bluebird bio, Ocean Power
(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) Wall Street was on track for its best day of the month on Friday as financial stocks rose following a trio big banks reporting better-than-expected results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.33 percent at 18,158.52, the S&P 500 was up 0.15 percent at 2,135.76 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.14 percent at 5,220.582.
** JPMORGAN CHASE & CO, $67.51, -0.34 pct
The biggest U.S. bank by assets beat forecasts for revenues and profits on Friday as global bond and currency markets roared back to life in the third quarter following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
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** CITIGROUP INC, $48.549, +0.16 pct
The fourth-biggest U.S. bank by assets beat expectations for third-quarter net profit on Friday after trading revenue surged 35 percent.