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U.S. Stock Market Future Indications by RTTNews November 20, 2013: Wall Street Sentiment Muted Ahead Of Data.

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Wall Street Sentiment Muted Ahead Of Data 11/20/2013 6:30 AM ET As has been the trend in the past couple of sessions, early indications suggest a muted performance by Wall Street stocks. The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a slightly lower opening on Wednesday after Asian stocks closed mostly to the downside, Meanwhile, the European  markets  are also showing apprehensions. The Federal Reserve's assertion that policy is data dependent makes the mood all the more nervous ahead of a few key economic data on retail sales and existing home sales. The minutes of the October Federal Open Market Committee meeting also could influence the market direction. At 6:15 am ET, the Dow futures are moving down 21 points, the S&P 500 futures are declining 2.90 points and the Nasdaq 100 futures are retreating 4.25 points. U.S. stocks moved about in a directionless manner on Tuesday, as the overbought markets traded with caution amid a lack of directional cues, bef

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications by RTTNews November 18, 2013: Wall Street Set For Higher Open

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Wall Street Set For Higher Open 11/18/2013 6:32 AM ET Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open modestly higher ahead of housing data. The major U.S. index futures point to a slightly higher opening on Monday. Earlier in the global trading day, Asian stocks ended mixed, although details of reform measures pledged by the Chinese communist party offered some encouragement. Meanwhile, the European markets  are seeing modest gains. Sentiment in the domestic markets may largely depend on the results of a homebuilder sentiment survey due to be released shortly after the markets open and a few Fed speeches scheduled for the day. At 6:15 am ET, the Dow futures are rising 33 points, the S&P 500 futures are moving up 1.30 points and the Nasdaq 100 futures are gaining 2.50 points. U.S. stocks advanced solidly in the week ended November 15th, benefiting from official support for easy monetary policy and weak data that allayed fears of any premature stim