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Clarke Camper
9 Sep, 2011 | 09:00 AM
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Parasnand Madho
8 Sep, 2011 | 08:03 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 21 points and S&P futures are trading down 4 points following Wednesday's sharp increase in equities. The ECB and the Bank of England have voted to maintain interest rates, halting its rate tightening cycle to support global economic growth. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be speaking to the Minnesota Economic Club in Minneapolis. The Chairman is not expected to announce any new quantitative easing program. However, some traders think Bernanke may provide a hint at further easing steps to stimulate the economy. ...
Parasnand Madho
1 Sep, 2011 | 08:02 AM
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Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 42 points and S&P futures are trading up 5 points following the previous trading sessions gains, though stocks closed out the month of August as the worst month in about a year. Resource related companies will be in focus today. Commodities and key base metal stocks are trading lower, crude oil is currently trading about $88 a barrel and gold is trading at $1,831. President Obama plans to address Congress next Thursday in which he will unveiling his jobs proposal. ...