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By Oliver Gray

Investing.com – U.S. stock futures were trading higher during Tuesday’s evening trade, with market participants closely monitoring fresh earnings results from major tech companies following a negative session among major benchmark averages.

By 7:00pm ET (11:00pm GMT) were up 0.1%, lifted 0.4% and popped 1.2%.

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In extended deals, Microsoft (NASDAQ:) added 8.6% after Q3 EPS of $2.45, versus $2.24 expected, with revenue coming in at $52.9 billion versus $51.12 billion expected. the company also posted a spike in revenue from its Intelligent Cloud business.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:) gained 1.3%, a profit in its cloud business for the first time, with Q1 EPS coming in at $1.17 versus $1.08 expected on revenues of $69.8 billion versus $68.87 billion expected.

Enphase Energy (NASDAQ:) shed 15.8% after the company Q1 EPS of $1.37 versus $1.21 expected on revenues of $726 million versus $719.28 million expected.

Visa (NYSE:) gained 0.8% Q2 EPS of $2.09 versus $1.99 expected on revenues of $8 billion versus the consensus estimate of $7.8 billion.

Ahead in Wednesday’s session, investors will be closely monitoring and data as well as a fresh batch of earnings results from companies including Meta Platforms Inc (NASDAQ:), Bank of America Corp (NYSE:), CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:), Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE:) and Spirit Airlines Inc (NYSE:).

During Tuesday’s regular trading, the lost 344.6 points or 1% to 33,530.8, the the S&P 500 fell 65.4 points or 1.6% to 4,071.6 and the dropped 238.1 points or 2% to 11,799.2.

On the bond markets, rates were at 3.4%.


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