A peachy BlackBerry for stocks
With Dow again near closing record, techs could lead early advance on Research in Motion results.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Tech stocks could lead the way higher at Friday's open after a key device maker's positive results, as the Dow Jones industrial average starts the day less than 5 points from its all-time closing high.

At 5:30 a.m. ET, Nasdaq and S&P futures were higher.

Oil eased. U.S. light crude fell 17 cents to $62.59 a barrel in electronic trading, while Brent crude traded in London was 14 cents lower at $62.40.

Treasury prices rose, with the yield on the 10-year note slipping to 4.60 percent from 4.61 percent late Thursday.

Among the tech stocks in focus was Research in Motion (Charts). The maker of BlackBerry communication devices rose in after-hours trading Thursday after reporting better-than-expected second-quarter profit - and despite announcing a review of stock options practices.

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