Global Markets Update: Spain Sells 6.6 Billion Euros of Government Debt

6:10 AM ET Thu, 19 Jan 2012

U.S. futures are down slightly ahead of a big day for economic news. Strong demand for French and Spanish bonds boosts markets in Europe. Spain sells 6.6 billion euros of government debt. French BTAN sales see solid demand, as well. Successful bond auctions drive the euro higher.