In Asia, Japan -0.2% to 9463. Hong Kong +0.3% to 21479. China +0.8% to 2381. India +0.8% to 18429.
In Europe, at midday, London -0.4%. Paris -0.9%. Frankfurt -0.7%.
Futures at 7:00: Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq flat. Crude +1.3% to $104.56. Gold +0.8% to $1739.40.
8:30 Chicago Fed National Activity Index
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