US STOCKS-Futures flat, indexes on track to close week lower

viernes 13 de junio de 2014 07:30 GYT
 

* Dow, S&P set to close week down after 3 weeks of gains

* Intel rallies in premarket, lifts revenue outlook

* Oil prices remain in focus as Iraq violence continues

* Futures down: Dow 29 pts, S&P 2.9 pts, Nasdaq 3.25 pts

By Ryan Vlastelica

NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, though recent weakness was enough to put the Dow and S&P 500 on track for their first weekly decline after three consecutive weeks of gains.

* While both the Dow and S&P hit a series of record highs this week, Wall Street has lately been pressured by concerns of slowing global growth and ongoing violence in Iraq, which has taken oil prices to their highest since September.

* The S&P has fallen for three straight days, its longest streak of declines since early April. However, it has dropped just 1.1 percent over that period, and many view the market's recent trend upward as intact.

* Technology shares will be in focus a day after Intel Corp raised its full-year revenue outlook, citing stronger-than-expected demand for personal computers used by businesses. Shares of the Dow component rose 4.7 percent to $29.27 in premarket trading.   Continuación...