U.S. Stock-Index Futures Rise; Rambus Gains as Yum Drops
U.S. stock-index futures gained, signaling the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will rebound from two days of losses, as investors weighed the effect of rising bond yields on equities. on June 12, 2013 Source: Bloomberg
India’s Nifty Futures Drop Signals Shares May Extend 7-Week Low
Indian (SENSEX) stock-index futures dropped, signaling benchmark indexes may extend yesterday’s slump to a seven-week low. SGX CNX Nifty Index futures for June delivery fell 0.6 percent to 5,757.5 at 9:54 a.m. in Singapore . The underlying CNX Nifty (NIFTY) Index dropped 1.5 percent to 5,788.80 yesterday, the lowest close since April 18. The S&P BSE Sensex tumbled 1.5 percent. on June 12, 2013 Source: Bloomberg
Conservatives Call on Boehner to Stick With 'Hastert Rule'
After signaling earlier in the day that his leadership style could lend itself to passage of immigration overhaul without the votes of a majority of his own party, Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, took some heat from outside conservative groups. on June 12, 2013 Source: CQ Politics