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PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 -0.41%) are down -0.47% and European stocks are down -1.19%. Uncertainty ahead of France’s presidential election in April and Tuesday’s speech to Congress from President Trump has fueled long liquidation in stocks. European political risks have increased as far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Penn, who wants to Read More

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 +0.04%) are up +0.06% and European stocks are up +0.08% on strength in energy producing stocks. Chesapeake Energy and Haliburton are both up over 1.5% in pre-market trading on strength in crude oil prices. Apr WTI crude oil (CLJ17 +1.42%) is up +1.31% after the API late Wednesday Read More

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 -0.17%) are down -0.15% and European stocks fell back from a 14-month high and are down -0.23%. Long liquidation ahead of today’s minutes of the Jan 31-Feb 1 FOMC meeting weighed on U.S. stocks, while concern over the outcome of the French presidential election weighed on European stocks Read More

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 +0.24%) are up +0.23% at a new all-time nearest-futures high and European stocks are up +0.38%. Signs of strength in the European economy are giving stocks a lift after the Eurozone Feb Markit composite PMI expanded at the fastest pace since the data series began in 2014. A Read More

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 -0.21%) are down -0.21% and European stocks are down -0.42% as increased French election risks fuel long liquidation is stocks. Apr COMEX gold (GCJ17 +0.14%) is up +0.13% at a 1-week high and government bond prices are higher on increased safe-haven demand as the 10-year German bund yield Read More

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 -0.16%) are down -0.17% and European stocks are down -0.40% as prices consolidate following seven consecutive days the S&P 500 has rallied and posted new record highs. A 2% decline in Nestle SA is dragging European stocks lower after its new CEO, Mark Schneider, said it will take Read More

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 -0.03%) are down -0.06% on light profit-taking after climbing to a new record nearest-futures high in overnight trade. European stocks are up +0.42% at a 2-1/2 week high on strength in bank stocks. U.S. stock indexes were undercut by a -0.68% decline in Mar WTI crude oil (CLH17 Read More

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 -0.02%) are little changed, down -0.05%, and European stocks are up +0.07% ahead of this morning’s testimony from Fed Chair Yellen to the Senate Banking Committee on clues as to the direction of U.S. monetary policy. European stocks found support on strength in automakers on possible increased M&A Read More

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 +0.16%) are up +0.14% at a fresh all-time nearest-futures high and European stocks are up +0.73% at a 2-week high. Global stocks rallied Monday, spurred on by gains Friday in U.S. stock indexes to record highs. Gains in commodity producing stocks are leading the overall market higher as Read More

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH17 +0.10%) are up +0.07% at a new record nearest-futures high on optimism President Trump’s pledge to overhaul business taxes will boost economic growth. Stocks also received a boost after Chinese trade data showed China’s Jan exports and imports rose more than expected, a positive sign for the global Read More