27 May '11, 3pm

US stocks open higher as dollar lifts commodities

NEW YORK - US STOCK index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Friday as the dollar fell, giving a boost to commodities, and personal income rose in April. The US dollar index .DXY fell 0.7 per cent as the euro rose following comments from European Central Bank Governing Council member George Provopoulos, who said Greece could handle its debt if it sticks to its aid program. The dollar helped lift commodity prices, and oil gained 0.9 per cent. This has been a choppy week for equities, with steep losses early offset by a rally in the past two days. The S&P 500 is down 0.6 per cent for the week. Trading volume could be anemic on Friday ahead of Monday's Memorial Day holiday. The losses early in the week came on worries about euro-zone sovereign debt, as well as concerns that global demand was slowing. While there are few catalysts seen for strong positive advances, t...

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