PARIS (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.08 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.18 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.27 percent at 0520 EDT.
LONDON: Optimism over the prospects of a deal to avoid a Greek debt default and the country's potential exit from the euro shored up global stock markets once again on Tuesday. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Greek stocks led the way ahead for the second day running, with the main index in Athens up 4.5 per cent. Elsewhere, Germany's DAX rose 1.2 per cent to 11,598 while the CAC-40 in France rose 1.3 per cent to 5,063. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.3 per cent higher 6,843.
One can see that while the traditional 6:00 AM USDJPY buy program is just duying to resume aggressive upward momentum ignition, futures are still leery and confused by the recent post-open high beta selloffs. Then again, things like yesterday's ridiculous no news 3:30pm ramp happen and confused them even more just as momentum is about to take a downward direction.
(Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street on Tuesday, as investors awaited quarterly results from embattled Goldman Sachs and an interest rate decision by the Federal Reserve.