It's a Monday and a holiday, so preopen trading is looking rather sluggish this morning.
Electronic Data Systems
was up to $46.50 from Friday's closing price of $40.63 on
news that the company won a
computer services contract worth as much as $9 billion.
was up $1.10 to $45 and
was about 7 cents higher to $19.88.
fell hard on an earnings warning last week, was lately offered at $5.16. The offer marks a move up about 16 cents from its Friday closing price.
S&P 500 futures on
lately were down 1.9 to 1424.9, about matching fair value as calculated by
futures were up 8 to 3365.5, or about 12 points above fair value as calculated by
Europe's major indices were down at midsession, with France's
off 1.5%, Germany's
down 1.1% and the U.K.'s
1.3% lower. Japan's
was closed for a holiday, but Hong Kong's
fell 3% (see today's
Asian Markets Update for more).
For Friday's postclose trading, see The Night Watch.