Market Preview: Futures signal a strong start, with benchmark S&P +0.7%, as weekly jobless...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market Preview: Futures signal a strong start, with benchmark S&P +0.7%, as weekly jobless claims fell and ExxonMobil reported better-than-expected earnings. Avis and Sanofi-Aventis are both maneuvering on acquisitions, California has declared a fiscal emergency, and the dollar is trounced by most major currencies.