U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday ahead of an inflation report that could likely strengthened the case for an aggressive policy tightening by the Federal Reserve, while Oracle Corp jumped on an upbeat third-quarter outlook.
At 7:29 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis were up 0.29% at 35,855. S&P 500 e-minis were up 0.36% at 4,684, while Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 0.30% at 16,197.5.
** Applied DNA Sciences Inc (APDN.O): up 5.7% premarket
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** Nuance Communications Inc (NUAN.O): up 0.7% premarket
BUZZ-Up on report Microsoft’s buyout bid set to win EU nod
** Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.O): up 1.5% premarket
BUZZ-Street View: Membership growth, lower expenses overshadow holiday fears for co
** Everbridge Inc (EVBG.O): down 32.0% premarket
BUZZ-Falls on CEO’s resignation plan
** Lululemon Athletica (LULU.O): down 1.6% premarket
BUZZ-Hits near 2-month low after warning of demand slowdown