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U.S. Morning Call: Stock futures higher; retail roundup

Wednesday, May 02, 2012 - 01:49

May 3 - U.S. stock futures are pointing to a higher open on Wall Street and a look at retail same-store sales for April.

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Here's rank up it is Thursday what economic report can move the markets today. A weaker than expected private payrolls report her -- Wednesday -- -- stronger than anticipated. Manufacturing report gave -- this Tuesday. Among the candidates is weekly jobless claims economists looking for a decline to 380000. And figure insanity parity. And I SM report on the services sector forecasters look and -- slight pullback. It's still planned to growth when it comes out content. -- -- second X futures right now pointing to a slightly higher open. Retailers could also influence the market -- they report same store sales for April so far cost gallon wet seal have disappointed well Limited Brands. The company behind Victoria's Secret and other names that topped expectations. Though it lowered its earnings forecast for the first quarter off three stocks down in the premarket. A modest debut for Carlyle private equity group raising 671. Million for its IPO slightly below its range it works out to thirty point five million units. 22 bucks -- the original price range was 23. 25 dollars the stock premiering on NASDAQ today under the ticker CGE. The lack of enthusiasm may have something to do with the performance of competitors like Blackstone Apollo and oak tree. Which ball drop and there IKEA us. Corporate earnings still rolling and it factoring into our stocks to watch -- just that would -- -- expectations following the lead of competitors. Health insurance feel like -- which cost of a target. I have these things happen it's disability in my segment hurting overall results. And Whole Foods Market late Wednesday reported a strong profit and raised its earnings guidance several analysts reasonable price target this morning. That's morning call this Thursday I'm -- Rogers this disorders.

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U.S. Morning Call: Stock futures higher; retail roundup

Wednesday, May 02, 2012 - 01:49