CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Futures up for third day as Brexit nerves settle

jueves 30 de junio de 2016 08:04 GYT

(Drops "monthly payrolls data on Friday" in the third paragraph as the data is scheduled for July 7)

* Futures up: Dow 44 pts, S&P 4.75 pts, Nasdaq 7.5 pts

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

June 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose for the third straight day as investors looked beyond Brexit and focused on impending economic data and quarterly earnings.

* The three major indexes have recouped more than half of the losses suffered after a shock vote by Britain to leave the European Union. In a two-day panic selloff after the vote, global markets lost about $3 trillion in value.

* As Brexit nerves settle, investors will focus on weekly data for jobless claims, which are expected to rise by 8,000. The report is scheduled to be released at 8:30 a.m. ET (1230 GMT).

* The U.S. Federal Reserve will closely look at the jobs data to determine its plans to hike interest rates this year.

* St. Louis president James Bullard is expected to speak on U.S. monetary policy outlook in London at 3:15 p.m. ET. Bullard's speech will be parsed to gather clues on whether the Fed has modified its forecasts after the Brexit vote.

* The second-quarter earnings season hits full force in mid-July. S&P 500 companies on average are expected to report a smaller decline in earnings for the quarter compared with the first quarter.   Continuación...