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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures edged up Thursday, before the release of a weekly update on the labor market and quarterly figures from retailing heavyweight Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJU4) rose 7 points to 16,626, while those for the S&P 500 index (SPU4)(SPU4) picked up 1.5 points, or 0.1%, to 1,946.50. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index (NDU4) rose 4.5 points, or 0.1%, to 3,950.50. The retail sector will be in focus, with Dow industrials component Wal-Mart (WMT) due to release second-quarter results before the market opens.
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2014/8/19
By William Watts and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures hit new premarket highs after a stronger-than-expected jump in July housing starts, adding to upside momentum sparked by a stronger tone in Europe and positive earnings.
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2014/8/28
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures moved lower Thursday ahead of an updated reading on second-quarter U.S. economic growth.
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2014/8/20
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures moved to the flat line on Wednesday amid some concerns the rally could be running out of some steam, and as investors waited for the minutes of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting.
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2014/9/10
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures turned modestly higher Wednesday ahead of Wall Street's open, but rising fears about a too-soon interest-rate hike from the Federal Reserve may keep investors on the back foot during the trading session.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open Thursday for Wall Street, as investors took in rate cuts by the European Central Bank and a weaker-than-expected report on U.S. private sector employment.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open Thursday for Wall Street, as investors took in a surprise rate cut by the European Central Bank and shrugged off softer reports from the labor market.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures rose Thursday, with investors set to sift through figures on the labor market and as well as assess comments from the head of the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank.
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2014/8/25
By William Watts and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock-index futures rose Monday, inspired by merger news and gains from European markets, which rose on hints of more stimulus from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.
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2014/8/15
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures edged higher on Friday, after the producer price index signaled inflation pressure remains low.
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2014/9/10
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a modestly lower open on Wednesday, as rising fears about a too-soon interest-rate hike from the Federal Reserve are expected to keep investors on the back foot.
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2014/9/8
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures drifted lower on Monday on the heels of the fifth straight week of gains for major indexes, as investors faced a dearth of home-grown economic data and weak trade statistics out of China.
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2014/8/29
By Victor Reklaitis and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures indicated a higher open for Wall Street on Friday, as the S&P 500 eyed a weekly gain and its best August performance in 14 years.
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2014/8/29
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures indicated a higher open on Wall Street on Friday, ahead of reports on consumer spending and confidence.
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2014/8/26
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures shifted slightly higher Tuesday, as investors readied for potentially more investment signals from durable goods, home prices and other data.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures edged lower Thursday, with investors set to sift through figures on the labor market and as well as assess comments from the head of the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank.
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2014/8/28
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were poised to break a three-day winning streak on Thursday, with futures for the three major benchmarks moving lower ahead of second-quarter data on U.S. economic growth.
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2014/8/22
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures slipped Friday before Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen was set to take center stage at a high-profile gathering of the world's central bankers.
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2014/9/8
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures stuck to moderate losses ahead of Wall Street's open on Monday, with a lack of economic data putting the focus on deals news from General Electric Co.
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2014/9/10
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures lost ground Wednesday ahead of Wall Street's open as fears about interest-rate hikes from the Federal Reserve resurfaced as Treasury yields rose to highest level in six weeks.
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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures edged up Thursday, before the release of a weekly update on the labor market, and after retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its full-year outlook.
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2014/8/28
By Victor Reklaitis and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures pointed to a lower open Thursday after Russia-Ukraine worries ramped up again, but they pared some of their losses after a stronger-than-anticipated reading on U.S. economic growth.
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2014/8/14
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures gave up gains before the market open on Thursday, after weekly jobless claims rose more than expected, while import prices ticked down.
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2014/9/5
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures for all major benchmarks erased losses Friday after a surprisingly weak jobs report pointed to a marked slowdown in the labor market.
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2014/9/5
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures for all major benchmarks erased losses Friday after a surprisingly weak jobs report pointed to a marked slowdown in the labor market.
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2014/8/21
By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures moved north Thursday, though they trimmed their gains slightly following a report on weekly jobless claims that roughly matched expectations.
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2014/8/21
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pushed modestly higher in early trading on Thursday as neither downbeat Chinese data, nor a perceived hawkish set of Federal Reserve minutes, swayed upbeat sentiment for markets, with an upcoming speech from Janet Yellen staying in the bulls eye.
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2014/8/18
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock market futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, amid waning geopolitical tensions and deal news.
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2014/8/21
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures moved north on Thursday, as neither downbeat Chinese data nor a perceived hawkish set of Federal Reserve minutes swayed upbeat sentiment.
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2014/8/26
By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a slightly higher open Tuesday for Wall Street, but had trimmed some gains after a mixed report on durable-goods orders.
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