Market preview: U.S. stock futures cling to gains (S&P +0.2%) as EU leaders agree to...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market preview: U.S. stock futures cling to gains (S&P +0.2%) as EU leaders agree to stricter budget rules but fail to secure treaty changes among all the countries, meaning a deal may involve just eurozone states. Also, China's central bank reportedly will design a forex vehicle to boost its returns. Chipmakers TXN -5.4% and ALTR -4.5% after lowering guidance (I, II). Later: consumer sentiment.