Market preview: Stock futures remain down following mixed jobs data (I, II) and after rising...

|By:, SA News Editor

Market preview: Stock futures remain down following mixed jobs data (I, II) and after rising sharply yesterday in reaction to the fiscal cliff deal. The S&P benchmark is flat to lower. Family Dollar dives 9% in the wake of its FQ1 report, while Limited Brands tumbles 4.4% following December sales data, although Nordstrom is +3.5% and Ross +5.25%. Biogen sinks 5.8% after its treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails in Phase III trials. Later: ISM New York Business Index, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index, FOMC minutes