Market preview: Alcoa (AA) is viewed as a bellwether for the economy, so with Q1 sales coming in...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market preview: Alcoa (AA) is viewed as a bellwether for the economy, so with Q1 sales coming in lower than expected, the stock market is likely to express its disappointment with weakness at the open. Data showing a higher-than-expected rise in the U.S. trade deficit and higher U.S. import prices underline the expected weakness. S&P futures -0.07%.