U.S. Stock Futures Are Little Changed

U.S. stock-index futures pared gains and were little changed as investors awaited a report that may show manufacturing in the New York region contracted at a slower pace and as lawmakers continued talks for a new budget.

Will the Fed Continue Hiking?
26:35 - The greenback has dropped against 13 of 16 major counterparts this month as traders pared to 30 percent the odds of a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase this year. Analysts have started to examine the prospect of the U.S. following the euro area and Japan in adopting rates below zero if the economy deteriorates. The Fed chair in testimony before Congress Wednesday should “deflate” some of the enthusiasm around negative rates and that may boost U.S. yields and support the dollar, according to Citigroup Inc. Alvine Capital Management Investment Committee Chairman Stephen Isaacs looks ahead with Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards on “Countdown.”
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