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December 1st, 2014

Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures fell after U.S. holiday spending slowed and stocks declined in Europe amid signs the region’s economy is slowing. Oil rebounded.

S&P 500 futures lost 0.4 percent at 8:34 a.m. in New York. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index declined 0.4 percent. West Texas Intermediate crude added 0.3 percent to $66.36 a barrel, after falling to $63.72, the lowest since July 2009. Russia’s ruble depreciated 3 percent against the dollar and Australia’s currency retreated to a four-year low. Copper fell 0.5 percent to the lowest levvel since 2010.

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August 18th, 2014

U.S. stocks rose, after the biggest weekly gain since July for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as tensions eased over global conflicts and Dollar General Corp. rallied on merger activity.

Dollar General surged 10 percent after offering $9.7 billion for Family Dollar, which rallied 4.8 percent. Delta Air Lines Inc. and Southwest Airlines Co. led gains among industrial companies as oil prices fell. Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST) declined 3.2 percent, dropping from its highest price in at least 24 years, after Jefferies Group LLC downgraded the shares.

The S&P 500 increased 0.8 percent to 1,970.36 at 10:50 a.m. in New York, climbing to within 0.9 percent of an all-time high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 152.04 points, or 0.9 percent, to 16,814.95. The Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 0.8 percent to the highest level since 2000. Trading in S&P 500 companies was 17 percent below the 30-day average for this time of the day.

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June 27th, 2014

U.S. stocks rose, paring a weekly drop for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as equities reversed losses in the final hour of trading amid Russell Investments’ annual revisions to its benchmark indexes.

Nike Inc. (NKE) added 1.1 percent after the largest sporting-goods maker posted profit that beat analysts’ estimates. GoPro Inc. (GPRO) rallied for a second day after going public. DuPont fell 3.3 percent after the maker of genetically-modified corn trimmed its profit estimate as farmers switched to soybeans. Dollar General Corp. sank 7.3 percent after the company’s chief executive said he would retire.

The S&P 500 increased 0.2 percent to 1,960.96 at 4 p.m. in New York after losing 0.3 percent earlier. The benchmark index has advanced 4.7 percent this quarter, its sixth straight gain for the longest winning streak since 1998. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 5.71 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 16,851.84 today following an earlier drop of as much as 72 points. The Russell 2000 (RTY) Index of smaller stocks increased 0.7 percent on trading volume 161 percent higher than the 30-day average.

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U.S. Stocks Little Changed Amid Earnings

On July 16, 2013, in S&P 500 futures news report, by Infinity Trading
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July 16th, 2013

S&P 500 Futures – U.S. stocks were little changed, after benchmark indexes extended records yesterday, as industrial production rose in June and investors watched earnings from Coca-Cola Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Coca-Cola fell 3 percent as volumes missed estimates. Cintas Corp. dropped 4.1 percent after the uniform maker forecast earnings for the current fiscal year that were below analyst estimates. Goldman Sachs retreated 0.4 percent even after profit beat analysts’ projections. Johnson & Johnson added 1.1 percent as profit more than doubled and the company boosted its earnings forecast.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell 0.1 percent to 1,680.58 at 9:48 a.m. in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 13.78 points, or 0.1 percent, to 15,470.48. Trading in S&P 500 stocks was 3.6 percent below the 30-day average at this time of day.

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October 4th, 2012

S&P 500 Futures – U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index higher for a fourth day, as reports on jobless claims and factory orders were better than forecast and the European Central Bank said it stands ready to buy bonds.

All 10 industry groups in the S&P 500 advanced. Financial and commodity companies rose the most, climbing at least 0.9 percent, as Bank of America Corp. (BAC) and Consol Energy Inc. (CNX) rallied more than 3.1 percent. TJX Cos. and Target Corp. (TGT) gained among retailers after September same-store sales topped estimates. Ryder System Inc. jumped 5.5 percent amid an analyst upgrade.

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April 13th, 2012

S&P 500 Futures – U.S. stocks fell, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index toward the worst weekly decline in 2012, as consumer confidence dropped, China’s growth slowed and the cost of insuring against a Spanish default rose to a record.

Financial shares dropped the most among 10 groups in the S&P 500 (SPX), following a slump in European lenders. The KBW Bank Index tumbled 2.3 percent as all of its 24 stocks fell. Bank of America Corp. (BAC), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Co. and General Electric Co. (GE) lost at least 1.6 percent. Google Inc. (GOOG) slid 3.1 percent as the world’s largest Internet-search company plans a new stock structure that gives management more leeway in issuing shares.

The S&P 500 decreased 0.8 percent to 1,376.88 at 11:43 a.m. New York time. The gauge has fallen 1.5 percent this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated 69.29 points, or 0.5 percent, to 12,917.29. Trading volume for S&P 500 companies was 7.3 percent above the 30-day average at this time of day.

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