Dow Jones futures climbed 0.2%, S&P 500 futures rose 0.1% above fair value. Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 0.1%, as Moderna
) and Illumina
) fell hardest among Nasdaq 100 stocks, down about 1.5% apiece. IBD 50 Stock To Watch
Moderna crushed analyst targets in its Q2 report on Thursday. Illumina also delivered a beat-and-raise report.
China-based stocks bounced to the top of the Nasdaq 100, with Pinduoduo
) and Baidu
) trading high on the list. Also on the Nasdaq, Monster
) jumped 2.7%, after turning in a solid second-quarter sales and earnings win. Shares fell in eight of nine sessions ahead of earnings, leaving the stock 8% below a 99.34 buy point.
Media names were in motion on earnings, with News Corp.
) up 7% to lead the S&P 500, after trimming losses and reporting a 30% revenue jump in its second quarter. Gannett
) scored an early 5.2% gain, reporting a Q2 revenue and earnings surprise and a 41% jump in digital-only subscribers
Container freight lessor Textainer Group Holdings
) scrambled almost 5% higher on earnings news. The stock closed Thursday 11% below a cup base buy point at 36.29.Century Casinos
) and DraftKings
) were up sharply after early Friday earnings reports. Data center operator Switch
) soared 16% on raised guidance after a mixed Q2 report late Thursday. Groupon
) also spiked more than 16% following a strong second-quarter report.Floor & Decor
) and Paylocity
) reported earnings after Thursday close. Under Armour
), Cross Country Healthcare
) and Harmonic
) posted three of the S&P 500's largest gains for the week through Thursday. Capri Holdings
) and Power Integrations
) were rising below buy points.