Before the bell: S&P futures +0.5%, Nasdaq futures +0.7.
U.S. stock futures rose, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will rally for a fourth day, as German and French leaders reiterated support for Greece.
U.S. stock-index futures trimmed gains after reports showed jobless claims unexpectedly rose and manufacturing in the New York area shrank more than forecast, adding to signs the economic rebound is slowing.
Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT), the world’s largest producer of chipmaking equipment, added 2.27% after Oppenheimer & Co. raised its recommendation for the shares.
Netflix Inc. (NFLX) tumbled 14.47% percent as the mail-order and online film-rental service cut its forecast for domestic subscribers in the third quarter.