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US Equity futures point to a positive start on Wall Street

FXStreet (Mumbai)- The US Equity futures are trading modestly higher despite the disappointing Durable goods data released today.

The DJIA December futures are trading 0.30% higher, while the S&P 500 December futures are trading 0.33% higher. The Midcap index Russell 2000 December futures have gained 0.30%. The equity futures have been resilient on corporate results. Amgen Inc. is trading is up 2.2% after raising its full-year forecast. Aetna Inc. gained 0.7% as its operating result topped forecasts, while T-Mobile US Inc. added 1.5% after boosting its estimate for subscriber acquisitions.

Facebook Inc., Electronic Arts Inc., and Marriott International Inc. are among S&P 500 members posting earnings today.

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