A wider-than-expected U.S. trade deficit was also putting a damper on confidence. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were lower by 46 points, or 21 points below fair value, at 12,360. Futures for the S&P 500 were down 4.1 points, or 2.2 points below fair value, at 1306, and futures for the Nasdaq were down 4.8 points, or 4.3 points below fair value, at 2526.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stock futures were falling Friday as the markets pondered more weak European economic data, more neutral-than-expected stimulus talk from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, and China's rate cut ahead of a data-filled weekend for the country.
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