The stock market ended the Tuesday affair on a higher note as positive quarterly results from Netflix (NFLX 118.79, +18.99) and a few other bellwethers stoked risk appetite in the broader market. The tech-heavy Nasdaq (+0.9%) finished ahead of both the S&P 500 (+0.6%) and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.4%).
Today after the close the following companies are scheduled to report earnings: INTC, YHOO, UFPI, HA, ISRG, NAVI, LLTC, IBKR, CREE, HBHC, FULT, ADTN, MANH, FMBI, PNFP, HOPE, RNST, LTXB, UBNK, & OKSB.
Futures are modestly lower after hours: S&P 500 futures are -1.25 from the fair value of 2,133 and Nasdaq100 futures are -7.88 from fair value of 4,832.
Tomorrow morning, economic reports scheduled to be released include: MBA Mortgage Index (07:00 ET), Housing Starts (08:30 ET, Consensus 1168K), Building Permits (08:30 ET, Consensus 1164K), Crude Inventories (10:30 ET), Fed’s Beige Book (14:00 ET).
Tomorrow before the open the following companies are scheduled to report earnings: MS, USB, ABT, GPC, SVU, HAL, RAI, STX, BBT, ASML, DOV, CP, APH, STJ, MTB, NTRS, TUP, UNF, EXTN, BABY, PPBI
After the close, Yahoo (YHOO) reported better than expected earnings on smaller than expected sales and offered light Q4 guidance. Elsewhere, Intel (INTC) reported Q3 results but offered a fourth quarter revenue forecast that was lower than the average seasonal increase for Q4.