US Stock Futures Down; Gold Futures Rise
US stock futures are slightly lower this morning. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 17 points to 13,155.00 and S&P 500 index futures fell 1.90 points to 1,400.50. Nasdaq 100 futures declined 2 points to 2,719.00.
US stocks closed higher on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average surging 0.32% to 13,207.95, the S&P 500 index rising 0.22% to 1,405.87 and the Nasdaq 100 index gaining 0.07% to 3,020.86.
Sysco (NYSE: SYY) is projected to post its Q4 earnings at $0.54 per share on revenue of $11.04 billion. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE: ANW) is estimated to post its Q2 earnings at $0.14 per share on revenue of $1.74 billion.
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is projected to post its Q2 earnings at $0.03 per share on revenue of $573.13 million. InterOil (NYSE: IOC) is expected to post its Q2 earnings at $0.06 per share on revenue of $258.30 million.
European markets were mixed today. The STOXX Europe 600 Index dropped 0.06%, French CAC 40 index rose 0.01%. London's FTSE 100 Index moved down 0.02% and German DAX 30 index rose 0.38%.
Asian markets ended mostly lower, with Japan's Nikkei Stock Average falling 0.07%, China's Shanghai Composite dropping 1.51% and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 moving up 0.16%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index declined 0.27% and India's Sensex gained 0.43%.
Japan's GDP grew an annualized 1.4% in the three months to June.
Gold for December delivery gained $2.60 to $1,625.40 an ounce. However, oil for September delivery climbed $0.65 to trade at $93.52 a barrel.
The dollar index (DXY) dropped 0.09% to 82.49, versus 82.541 late Friday.
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