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RegMed Daily, Pre-Open, 12/6/11, futures edge modestly higher, lower opening

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 edged higher in choppy trade Tuesday, 12/6/11, a day after S&P’s Ratings Service put the ratings of 15 euro-zone countries on negative watch amid worries over the region’s debt crisis.

Futures on the Dow rose, futures on the S&P 500 Index added points while Nasdaq 100 futures gained.  EU stocks edge down after credit warning while Asian stocks slid for the same reason.