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MarketWatch | U.S. Stock Market Future Indications January 14, 2014: IBM, Advanced Micro to weigh on stock-market open

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By  Anora Mahmudova , MarketWatch , Barbara Kollmeyer NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Wall Street was pointing to a mostly lower open on Wednesday, as shares of International Business Machines Corp., Advanced Micro Devices Corp. and Coach Inc. all tumbled in premarket trade on earnings disappointment. Futures for the  Dow Jones Industrial Average   DJH4   -0.23%   fell 31 points to 16,324, while those for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index  SPH4   -0.02%   eased 1.4 points to 1,837. Futures for the Nadsaq 100 index  NDH4   +0.04%   were up 2.75 points to 3,612.25. Weighing on blue chips premarket, shares of IBM  IBM   -4.02%   skidded 3.5% after the company delivered  fourth-quarter revenue  and a full-year earnings outlook late Tuesday that fell short of Wall Street hopes. It was worse for Advanced Micro Devices AMD   -8.15%   AMD   -8.15%  , with those shares sinking 8.9% after the chip maker said it  expects first-quarter revenue to decline  13% to 19% from its fourth-qua

MarketWatch | U.S. Stock Market Future Indications January 10, 2014: Stock futures up ahead of payrolls; Alcoa slides.

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   By  Barbara Kollmeyer , MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) — Wall Street was on track to open in positive territory Friday, as investors waited on data that’s expected to show the biggest annual gain in new jobs since the recession ended, while numbers out of China showed a marked decrease in exports from the prior month. Shares of Alcoa Inc. are among those in the spotlight, after the aluminum producer unofficially kicked off the reporting season on Thursday with numbers that fell short of forecasts after the bell. Weekly jobless claims down 15,000 to 330,000 Emma Moody takes a look at the markets, including three stocks to watch today. Photo: AP. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average  DJH4   +0.36%   rose 59 points, or 0.4%, to 16,450, while S&P 500 index futures  SPH4   +0.46%   gained 7 points to 1,840. Nasdaq-100 futures  NDH4   +0.68%  rose 20 points, or 0.6%, to 3,567.75. The report that traders worldwide have been waiting for — December’s job