U.S. futures are falling after two consecutive days of solid gains, with the Standard & Poor's index headed for its strongest weekly percentage increase since mid-July. Dow Jones industrial futures are down 4 points to 15,169. S&P futures have lost 2.2 point...
U.S. stock futures are rising on some promising economic data out of Asia. Dow Jones industrial futures are up 36 points to 14,945. S&P futures have added 4.5 points to 1,658. Nasdaq futures are up 15.5 points to 3,145.
U.S. stock futures are higher ahead of the government's August unemployment report,which could have a big influence on whether the Federal Reserve starts to reduce its monthly bond purchases later this month.
Imagine, the only this country knows how to do right is print money, and they screw that up, too! The Fed is returning more than 30 million new $100 bills - totaling 3 billion dollars - to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing because of a big misprint, resulting from using too much ink.