KEEPING SCORE: Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 10 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,668, thirty minutes before the U.S. stock market opened. Standard & Poor's 500 index futures were little changed at 1,922 and Nasdaq 100 futures were four points higher at 3,768.
THE CHIPS ARE UP:
COMING OFF THE HIGHS: After climbing to all-time highs at the start of the week, stocks have fallen back. The market is under pressure from lackluster economic reports and higher oil prices on the back of escalating violence in
BONDS: The price of government bonds fell, pushing Treasury yields higher. The yield on the 10-year note rose to 2.63 percent early Friday from 2.60 on Thursday.
OIL: The price of crude continued to climb as
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