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Stocks and Markets in the News | U.S. Futures Indications -Wednesday, August 15 2012 - : Stock futures edge lower as traders eye data

By William L. Watts , MarketWatch  FRANKFURT (MarketWatch) — U.S. stock index futures traded slightly lower Wednesday as investors awaited inflation data and other economic figures, but strategists said markets may struggle for direction  ahead of a high-profile gathering of Federal Reserve officials and others in Wyoming at the end of the month. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJU2 -0.16% lost 16 points, or 0.1%, to 13,117.  S&P 500 Index futures SPU2 -0.16% shed 2.9 points, or 0.2%, to 1,398.70, while Nasdaq 100 futures NDU2 -0.10%