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Premarket Movers Wednesday - McDonald's, Robinhood, Twitter

Stocks moving in premarket trading include General Motors, Robinhood, McDonald's, Twitter and Microsoft.

U.S. stocks edged higher Wednesday as earnings season continues.

Here are some of the top movers ahead of the opening bell on Wednesday.

1. General Motors GM | Down 2.6%

Shares of General Motors  (GM) - Get General Motors Company Report slipped. The Detroit company's earnings exceeded Wall Street expectations and the automaker said full-year profit would likely hit the high end of its forecast. The company has been navigating a global semiconductor shortage as it makes the transition toward electrified vehicles.

2. Robinhood HOOD | Down 9.9%

Robinhood  (HOOD) - Get Robinhood Markets, Inc. Class A Report stock tumbled after the trading app posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss. The company saw fewer new accounts amid a slowdown in cryptocurrency-related activity. Revenue tied to cryptocurrency trading tumbled 78% to $51 million.

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3. McDonald's MCD | Up 2.9%

McDonald's  (MCD) - Get McDonald's Corporation Report shares advanced after the fast-food giant posted stronger-than-expected third-quarter earnings. Higher U.S. menu prices, as well as larger order sizes, boosted sales.

4. Twitter TWTR | Up 1%

Shares of Twitter  (TWTR) - Get Twitter, Inc. Report were rising after the microblogging website reported ad sales in line with expectations despite Apple's  (AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. Report changes in its privacy policy. Those changes have hurt other social-media companies.

Twitter said the third-quarter revenue impact from Apple’s privacy-related changes was lower than expected.

5. Microsoft MSFT | Up 1.7%

Microsoft  (MSFT) - Get Microsoft Corporation Report shares traded higher after the tech giant posted fiscal-first-quarter profit of more than $20 billion, powered in part by booming demand for its cloud computing services.