FAST FIVE: "It's Shocking No Matter How You Look At It" – Futures Jump On Blockbuster Tech Earnings; Gold Hits New Record High
Amazon.com also jumped 5.4% after posting the biggest profit in its 26-year history, while Facebook gained 6% as it reported better-than-expected revenue.
Gilead Sciences fell 3.5% as it posted worse-than-expected quarterly results, hurt by weak sales of its hepatitis C drugs and flagship HIV treatments.
The official manufacturing purchasing managers' index rose to 51.1 in July from 50.9 a month earlier, as government-led investment gained traction and global demand recovered.
However, the DXY is holding between 92.539-969 parameters as the Buck pares some declines across the board.
-0.55%, prior -4.2% 8:30am: PCE Deflator MoM, est.