10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, NFLX, IBM, INTC)

Here is what you need to know.

1. China’s economy was stronger than expected. The Chinese economy grew at a 6.4% year-over-year clip in the first quarter, with industrial output jumping 8.5% and recording its biggest print since July 2014, data released Wednesday by China’s National Bureau of Statistics showed.

2. Netflix beats but gives weak guidance. The streaming giant earned $0.76 a share on revenue of $4.52 billion as it added 9.6 million

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