US STOCKS-Futures reverse course, turn negative

lunes 16 de noviembre de 2015 10:12 GYT
 

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* Futures down: Dow 23 pts, S&P 0.5 pts, Nasdaq 6.75 pts (Adds comment, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Nov 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures were slightly down on Monday after recovering most of their weekend losses following Friday's attacks in Paris.

Global stocks steadied after initial losses. Gains in the energy sector underpinned European shares after crude prices rose in the wake of French air strikes in Syria.

"Expectations are that (the attacks) will have a modest potential economic impact and, as a result, markets have the potential to look through this over the very near term," said Eric Wiegand, senior portfolio manager at the Private Client Reserve at U.S. Bank in New York.

At 8:51 a.m. ET (1351 GMT), S&P 500 e-minis were down 0.5 points, or 0.02 percent, with 282,267 contracts traded.   Continuación...