Stocks in focus in premarket trade on Thursday, 15 August.
Walmart (NYSE:WMT) rose by 6.20% to trade at $112.78 by 14:30 (13:30 GMT) on Thursday on the NYSE exchange.
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) fell by 3.17% to trade at $289.63 by 16:09 (15:09 GMT) on Thursday on the NASDAQ exchange, down 3.17% on the day.
General Electric (NYSE:GE) fell by 12.74% to trade at $7.88 by 16:11 (15:11 GMT) on Thursday on the NYSE exchange, down 12.74% on the day.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has made billions of pounds of new spending commitments in its first three weeks in office, even before the potential costs of a disruptive, no-deal Brexit are taken into account.