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RegMed Daily, Pre-Open, 10/31/11, expect a down day

Good morning! Here’s what you … might need to know to start the day … To understand the gyrations in the RegMed universe’s market!  It might provide food for thought … and portfolio awareness.

 

 Stock index futures fell Monday, pointing to a lower start.   Futures on the Dow fell 99 points to 12,069. S&P 500 Index futures fell 13 points to 1,267.90, while NASDAQ 100 futures dropped 19.25 points to 2,377.25.

The EU markets were soft, while …Asian stocks weakened Monday, although some Japanese exporters got a lift afterTokyo intervened in the foreign-exchange market to send the yen sharply lower