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STOCKS – European stocks declined the most in two weeks as Adidas AG lowered its profit forecast, outweighing better-than-expected earnings at energy companies Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA)and BG Group Plc. U.S. stock-index futures and Asian shares also dropped.
BONDS – Treasuries headed for a second monthly decline as investors added to bets the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates after economic growth surged past analysts’ forecasts.
COMMODITIES – West Texas Intermediate dropped for a fourth day, slipping below $100 a barrel, as the dollar headed for its biggest monthly gain against the euro since last February, curbing the appeal of the commodity.
CURRENCIES – The dollar headed for its biggest monthly gain versus the euro since February last year as signs the U.S. economy is strengthening spurred traders to boost predictions for higher Federal Reserve interest rates.
ECONOMIC DATA -US Unemployment Claims and CAD GDP m/m due at 8:30, Chicago PMI at 9:45, Natural Gas Storage at 10:30, CNY Manufacturing PMI at 21:00, ADU PPI q/q at 21:30, CNY HSBC Final Manufacturing PMI at 21:45, JPY BOJ Gov Kuroda Speaks at 23:30 ET.