US STOCKS-Futures rise after recent selloff, oil up again

lunes 2 de febrero de 2015 08:23 GYT
 

* Dow, S&P 500 coming off worst month since Jan 2014

* Oil rises more than 3 pct, building on Friday's gain

* Reads on manufacturing due after the market open

* Futures up: Dow 65 pts, S&P 7.75 pts, Nasdaq 11 pts

* Indexes decline: Dow 1.45 pct, S&P 1.3 pct, Nasdaq 1.03 pct

By Ryan Vlastelica

NEW YORK, Feb 2 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday, indicating a modest rebound after a recent downward trend that culminated in January being the worst month for the Dow and S&P 500 in a year.

* The S&P 500 has fallen more than 1 percent in three of the past four sessions, with volatility rising of late on weak economic data and concerns about whether instability in Europe will hurt corporate earnings growth in the United States.

* Market swings have gotten a third larger of late. Over the past 14 days the S&P has moved an average of 30 points between its high and low of the session. On January 9, that average was under 20.   Continuación...