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Stock futures lower ahead of Fed minutes, Bernanke: US Stock Market Future Indications by MarketWatch; July 10, 213

By Barbara Kollmeyer , MarketWatch    MADRID (MarketWatch) — U.S. stock-market futures pitched slightly lower as investors settled in to wait for the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting, which could potentially reveal more insight into the central bank’s “tapering” plans. A speech by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke will also garner close attention.  Investors were also absorbing disappointing Chinese trade data, with Europe and Asia stocks trading weaker.  Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJU3 -0.07%  fell 12 points to 15,210, while those for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index SPU3 -0.09%  fell 2.6 points to 1,643. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index