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US stock index futures are lower this morning after Tuesday’s fade. Netflix (NFLX) took a hit (-8.58% pre-market) after reporting disappointing subscriber growth. Healthcare and medical sector stocks showed strength, while Edwards Lifesciences (+2.25%) and Intuitive Surgical (+4.05%) are trading higher this morning after reporting earnings.

Dow Jones futures, S&P 500 futures, and Nasdaq 100 futures are trading lower again pre-market in the stock market today.

IBD 50 stock Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) is lower on a downgrade from Morgan Stanley. AutoZone (AZO) dropped 1.6% on a Bank of America downgrade to underperform.

Cruise lines and oil-related stocks also propped early action on the S&P 500. Oil-stocks received a boost from Halliburton (HAL), which swung 2.4% higher, as first-quarter earnings and revenue fell less than expected. – more from Investors Business Daily.

Relative Strength Scan

Healthcare, staples and utility stocks have rotated into favor. Check your favorites from these imdustry groups for relative strength as the stocks in the list are meant to be a start in our analysis. Earnings are in full swing, so be sure to check reporting dates.

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