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US stock-index futures point to slightly lower open after Obama says Wall Street 'should be concerned'

US stock-index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Thursday after President Obama said in an interview with CNBC that Wall Street "should be concerned" about the gridlock in Washington.

After the interview, Obama met with congressional leaders as the government shutdown headed for a third day.

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(Read more: Obama to Wall Street: This time be worried)