Investors are shifting their focus back to monetary policy and what the likely timing of the Fed's tapering may be.
Chinese manufacturing and Angela Merkel's victory at the polls leave US stock futures little changed.
AutoZone, Red Hat and Lennar report earnings. Apple sells its 2 new iPhones, and consumer confidence numbers for September are released.
With its open-source cloud computing platform gaining traction, and revenue and earnings trending in the right direction, green is the only color Red Hat is looking at.
Computer-controlled factories and renewable energy suppliers are creating a huge market for storage of energy on our electric grid.
With earnings season underway, investors are being reminded that nosebleed valuations can lead to serious losses.
Following Wednesday's sell-off after the Fed signaled a possible tapering later this year, the downbeat Chinese manufacturing data further weighed on markets.
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