26 May '11, 9am

Market Update: U.S. stock index futures rise; GDP data eyed: * U.S. stock index futures poi... www.stock-trkr.co.uk

* U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.35 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.4 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.35 percent at 0850 GMT. * Investors braced for the preliminary estimate of Q1 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth, due at 1230 GMT. Economists in a Reuters survey forecast a 2.1 percent annualized pace of growth compared with a 1.8 percent rate in the advance Q1 estimate. * Also on the macro front, weekly jobless figures and PCE data. * Microsoft will be in focus after influential hedge fund manager David Einhorn has called for the company's CEO Steve Ballmer to step down, saying the world's largest software company's leader is stuck in the past. [ID:nN25183623] * The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is investigating whether Goldman Sachs' mortgage servicing arm did not conduct proper revi...

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