BUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Netflix, Goldman, IBM, UnitedHealth, J&J, Harley

Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:53am 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, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock index futures were modestly higher on Tuesday, buoyed by better-than-expected quarterly reports, including from Netflix and Johnson & Johnson.

Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.53 percent at 18,108, S&P 500 futures were up 0.60 percent at 2,135.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.67 percent at 4,835.5.

** GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC, Monday close $169, +1.76 pct premarket

The Wall Street bank reported a 57.9 percent rise in quarterly profit as trading revenue surged.

** NETFLIX INC, Monday close $99.8, +18.63 pct premarket

The company added over 50 percent more subscribers than expected in the third quarter as original shows such as "Stranger Things" drew new international viewers and kept U.S. customers despite a price hike.

** INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP, Monday close $154.77, -2.44 pct premarket   Continued...