- 15 августа 2011, 15:55
- Washington Post. Economy
NEW YORK — U.S. stock futures are rising, following Wall Street’s wildest week since the 2008 financial crisis.
Asian and European markets are also up Monday after Japan said its economy shrank at just a 1.3 percent annual rate last quarter. Economists expected the country’s earthquake to lead to a decline of more than twice that.
About two hours ahead of the opening bell, Dow Jones industrial average futures are up 43, or 0.4 percent, to 11,293. S&P 500 futures are up 5.60, or 0.5 percent, to 1,182.40. Nasdaq 100 futures are up 9.50, or 0.4 percent, to 2,187.Read full article >>