-Dow Industrial futures down 53 points.
-S&P 500 futures down 5 points.
-Nasdaq 100 futures down 2 points.
-Nasdaq-100 Pre-Market Indicator up 5.98 at 2,311.51
Nikkei down 0.9%
Hang Seng up 0.2%
FTSE-100 down 0.7%
PRE-MARKET SECTOR WATCH
(+,-) Large cap tech: mixed
(+) Chip stocks: mostly firmer
(+) Software stocks: mostly firmer
(+,-) Internet stocks: mixed
(+,-) Drug stocks: mixed
(+,-) Financial stocks: mixed
(+,-) Industrial stocks: mixed
(-,+) Auto stocks: mixed
(-,+) Airline stocks: mixed
(+,-) Retail stocks: mixed
(+) INTC (+1.1%) continues upside response to evening earnings beat, upbeat revenue guidance.
(+) CT (+18.9%) continues sharp move; company has no comment on share activity.
(+) BGP (+16.5%) reportedly close to refinancing deal.
(+) GENZ (+0.2%) gains as Sanofi-Aventis reportedly set to offer $76 per share for company.
(+) COCO (+6.1%) upgraded.
(-) JPM (-0.3%) gains then declines after earnings beat.
(-) HAS (-4.8%) guides for full year and Q4 revenue just below Street view; backs 2011 guidance.
(-) NVO (-1.9%) downgraded.
(-) PCX (-3.1%) downgraded.
(-) CSTR (-23%) continues sharp evening slide seen in wake of slashed Q4 guidance.
(-) TSTC (-5.2%) responds to fraud allegations, considers legal action in response to article.
(-) LIFE (-2%) downgraded.
(-) ILMN (-1.5%) downgraded.
(-) JASO (-2.9%) downgraded.
Stock futures remain convincingly lower after the release of
consumer price inflation figures that met expectations and
weaker-than-expected December retail sales tracked in government data.
Intel (INTC) remains a gainer after its earnings beat, supporting the
broader tech space. JPMorgan (JPM) has chopped in two directions in
reaction to its better-than-expected topline results.
Asian stocks fell and European mining issues, plus its major
averages, dropped as metals and commodities eased in reaction to the
latest move by China.
The People's Bank of China on Friday boosted its reserve-requirement
ratio for banks by half a percentage point.