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U.S. stock-index futures signaled a higher open on Thursday amid earnings from Wall Street’s biggest tech firms, after the Federal Reserve stuck with its to its vow to be “patient” on hiking rates.Stock futures added to their gains after the government reported 265,000 Americans filed for jobless benefits last week, better than the projected 301,000. Read More

THERE has been a sharp decline in US wheat futures this year, as the runaway US dollar impedes the ability of American grain exports to remain competitive. However, with the Australian dollar falling in this period, Australian grain prices have remained relatively steady over the same period, as favourable shifts in currency and firming Read More

NEW YORK – US stock index futures rose on Wednesday, boosted by earnings including from Apple and Boeing, while focus could shift later in the day to the Federal Reserve’s first two-day policy meeting of the year. * The Fed is expected to signal it remains on track to begin raising interest rates later this Read More

* Apple posts largest corporate profit in history * Yahoo unveils plan to spin off Alibaba stake * Futures up: Dow 36 pts, S&P 9 pts, Nasdaq 51 pts By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Dow Futures rose on Wednesday, boosted by earnings including from Apple and Boeing, while focus could shift Read More