US STOCKS-Futures dip as investors assess earnings
Oct 21 The S&P and Dow futures were slightly lower on Friday as GE trimmed its full-year forecast, while Microsoft's premarket rally limited losses on Nasdaq futures.
WASHINGTON May 1 Fifty-six U.S. senators - 45 Republicans and 11 Democrats - offered a bill on Thursday to provide congressional approval of the stalled Keystone pipeline project.
It remained unclear, however, if the bill would even get a vote in the Senate, which is held by President Barack Obama's Democrats, 55-45. Sixty votes are routinely needed to clear procedural hurdles against legislation. (Reporting By Thomas Ferraro; Editing by Sandra Maler)
BRASILIA, Oct 21 Consumer prices in Brazil rose a modest 0.19 percent in the month to mid-October, government data showed on Friday, supporting the central bank view that inflation is moderating, allowing room for interest rate cuts.
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