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→  December 21, 2012

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK | Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:18am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock futures were sharply lower on Friday, dropping more than 1 percent, after a Republican proposal for averting the “fiscal cliff” failed to pass, further eroding hopes that a deal would be reached quickly. Trading is expected to be […]

→  December 20, 2012

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK | Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:18am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock futures were flat on Thursday amid uncertainty over U.S. fiscal negotiations, as President Barack Obama threatened to veto a controversial Republican plan, suggesting a deal wouldn’t come as soon as many investors had hoped. Republican Speaker of the […]

→  December 19, 2012

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK | Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:17am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock futures rose on Wednesday as the latest offers in ongoing U.S. budget negotiations underlined hopes for a deal, while technology shares were lifted by strong results from Oracle. The SP 500 is on track to extend its best […]

→  December 18, 2012

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK | Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:51am EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock futures rose on Tuesday, indicating equities could extend a rally that took them to nearly two-month highs on growing optimism over a “fiscal cliff” deal. Stocks have struggled for direction in recent weeks, with investors reluctant to make […]