Tech Talk for Thursday October 11th 2018

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Pre-opening Comments for Thursday October 11th

U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 3 points in pre-opening trade.

Index futures moved sharply higher following release of economic news at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus for Weekly Jobless Claims was an increase to 210,000 from 207,000 last week. Actual was 214,000. Consensus for the September Consumer Price Index was a gain of 0.2% versus an increase of 0.2% in August. Actual was a gain of 0.1%. Excluding food and energy, consensus for the September Consumer Price Index was an increase of 0.2% versus a gain of 0.1% in August. Actual was.an increase of 0.1%

Delta Airlines gained $1.65 to $51.36 after reporting higher than consensus third quarter earnings.

Walgreen Boots dropped $2.16 to $70.15 after reporting lower than consensus fiscal fourth quarter sales.

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