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By Barbara Kollmeyer

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The buzz

Late Monday and amid a wave of negative newsflow, Facebook /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB -3.02% reported earnings growth, but sales and a revenue forecast that fell short of expectations. It also announced plans to break out results for its virtual-reality business, though some say who cares . Shares are edging up.

Among the big names reporting ahead of the market’s open, Archer-Daniels-Midland /zigman2/quotes/203479136/composite ADM -1.56% blew past forecasts , Raytheon /zigman2/quotes/203237915/composite RTX -0.39% lifted its outlook , General Electric /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE -7.01% is gaining on upbeat results, and Hasbro /zigman2/quotes/201249319/composite HAS -2.88% profit topped forecasts . Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -0.97% , Texas Instruments /zigman2/quotes/202237907/composite TXN -2.18% and Advanced Micro Devices /zigman2/quotes/208144392/composite AMD -4.69% will report after the close.

Apple /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.27% could reportedly be facing a Justice Department antitrust suit.

More trouble for Chinese real estate after Modern Land China, which specializes in green technologies, didn’t make a payment for the principal or interest on a $250 million bond due Monday, Bloomberg reports.

Data en route include the S&P Case-Shiller home price index, consumer confidence and new home sales, all due after the market open.

The markets

Stocks /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.28% /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -2.07% are higher, led by the Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -2.87% . Asia markets were split, with Chinese stocks /zigman2/quotes/210598128/delayed XX:000300 -2.26% leaning lower. Natural-gas prices /zigman2/quotes/210189548/delayed NG00 -0.59% have turned lower, along with gold /zigman2/quotes/210034565/delayed GC00 +0.30% and a whole host of metals.

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