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  • *D.R. Horton posts quarterly earnings. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stock index futures advanced modestly on Tuesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 extended their streak of record closes for a fourth day. *D.R. Horton, the largest U.S. homebuilder, fell 1.6 percent to $23.05 before the opening bell after it reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue but earnings missed...

  • RUSSIAN ROUBLE TRIMS LOSSES AFTER C.BANK SAYS TO LIMIT ROUBLE LIQUIDITY VIA FX SWAPS.

  • RUSSIAN CENTRAL BANK SAYS WILL LIMIT ROUBLE LIQUIDITY VIA FX SWAPS.

  • *D.R. Horton posts quarterly earnings. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 extended their streak of record closes for a fourth day. *D.R. Horton, the largest U.S. homebuilder, on Tuesday reported net income rose to $166.3 million, or 45 cents per share in the fourth quarter ended Sept. 30, from $139.5 million, or 40 cents...

  • *Dow, S&P 500 coming off record closing highs. NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. stock index futures pointed to slight gains at the open on Friday as the October payroll report showed jobs growth continued apace while the unemployment rate fell to a six-year low. I suppose there could be a short-term negative impact to this, since it was below expectations, but I don't see it has...

  • US STOCKS-Futures flat ahead of payroll report Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    *Dow, S&P 500 coming off record closing highs. NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, with investors holding off on making bets ahead of a key jobs report that could indicate whether the market's record levels are justified by the economy's fundamentals. The nonfarm payroll report will be released at 8:30 a.m..

  • *Whole Foods rallies in premarket after results. NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Thursday, indicating that equity markets would extend a rally that has taken them to repeated records on hopes for additional stimulus from Europe. Futures were flat for much of the premarket session but turned higher following comments...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, as investors held off on making bets with key indexes at record levels and looked toward Friday's closely watched payrolls report for trading incentives. *Both the Dow and S&P 500 hit closing highs Wednesday after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections,...

  • Nov 5- Prudential Financial Inc, the second-largest U.S. life insurer, reported a quarterly profit that fell short of market estimates by a wide margin, mainly due to losses tied to its derivatives program. The company reported operating earnings on an adjusted basis of $2.20 per share, well below the average analyst estimate of $2.41 per share.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections, as expected, and following a report on the labor market that was stronger than expected. Futures rose on relief that the election results were clear, with the upcoming Senate majority party not in doubt.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections, as had been expected, while investors looked ahead to data expected to show improvement in the labor market. *Futures rose on relief that the election results were clear, with the upcoming Senate majority party not in...

  • LONDON, Nov 5- Sweeping Republican party wins in U.S. mid-term elections pushed the dollar to a seven-year high against the yen and lifted U.S. stock futures on Wednesday, as more soft data from China left oil at its lowest in four years. Republicans rode a wave of voter discontent to secure control of the U.S. Senate and strengthen their grip on the House of...

  • TOKYO, Nov 5- The dollar and U.S. stock futures pushed higher on Wednesday after Republicans scored a sweeping victory in U.S. mid-term elections, while Asian shares wilted and oil prices extended losses after more soft economic data from China. Financial spreadbetters expected the equities gloom to lift in early European trade, predicting Britain's FTSE 100...

  • LONDON, Nov 4- UBS lost a multi-million dollar court battle on Tuesday against Germany's Leipzig water authority KWL over complex derivatives, although the judge said neither side had emerged from the saga with credit. UBS and two other banks claimed that KWL owed them roughly 350 million euros after complex derivatives contracts went sour in the wake of the...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday, with investors taking a pause following a rally that has taken major indexes to repeated records, although a sharp decline in crude oil prices could weigh on energy shares. Energy companies will be in focus as U.S. crude futures slumped 2.3 percent to $76.87 per barrel after top oil exporter...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- U.S. stock index futures ticked lower on Tuesday, with investors taking a pause following a rally that has taken major indexes to repeated records, although a sharp decline in crude oil could weigh on energy shares. The quiet session followed the Dow's biggest weekly gain since January 2013 and the S&P's biggest two-week jump since December 2011.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- U.S. stock index futures pointed to slight losses at the open on Monday, with investors taking a pause following a sharp rally on Friday that took the Dow and S&P 500 to record levels. Equities have been strong of late, with the Dow last week posting its biggest weekly gain since January 2013 and the S&P coming off its biggest two-week jump since...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- U.S. stock index futures ticked lower on Monday, with investors taking a pause following a sharp rally on Friday that took the Dow and S&P 500 to record levels. *Equities have been strong of late, with the Dow last week posting its biggest weekly gain since January 2013 and the S&P coming off its biggest two-week jump since December 2011.

  • US STOCKS-Futures rally after BOJ ramps up stimulus Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures rallied on Friday after the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program just days after the U.S. *At the same time, Japan's $1.2 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund announced new allocations for its portfolio, including raising its holdings of domestic and foreign stock holdings to 25 percent each...