KEEPING SCORE: Before the start of regular trading, Dow Jones industrial average futures fell 25 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,828. Standard & Poor's 500 index futures dropped three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,941 and Nasdaq 100 futures dropped eight points, or 0. 2 percent, to 3,790.
NEWS ON THE ECONOMY: U.S. retail sales rose for a fourth straight month in May, but the growth was slightly below economists' forecasts.
BONDS AND COMMODITIES: The yield on the 10-year Treasury note, which moves in the opposite direction to its price, fell to 2.62 percent from 2.64 percent on Wednesday. The price of oil rose
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