Futures on the u.s. stock exchanges was down in anticipation of Friday’s opening. The S&P 500 the semester is one hour ahead of the opening down 0.2 percent and the Nasdaq were expected to open down 0.7 percent.
Analysts ‘ expectations are low at a sale of 793 million dollars, when it comes to the pharmaceutical company Merck. It means that the outcome is in the low 11 percent above expectations, and Merck’s share was up 3.5 per cent in förhandeln.
Oil company Exxon Mobil reported earnings per share of 0:78 dollars for the second quarter.
GDP rose 2.6% in the estimated annual rate in the first quarter. Analysts had expected an increase of 2.7 per cent.
Index of labour costs in the U.S. rose 0.5 percent in the second quarter, compared with the previous quarter.