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STOCKS – European stocks fell from their highest level in more than six years as companies posted earnings that missed analysts’ estimates. U.S. index futures retreated, while Asian shares rose.
BONDS – Demand for Treasuries at this week’s note and bond auctions fell to the weakest level in seven months as two of the securities reached the highest prices this year, stoking bets the rally may have gone too far, too fast.
COMMODITIES – Wheat declined for a third day in Chicago before a government report that may project ample world supplies even as drought damages U.S. crops.
CURRENCIES – The euro dropped for a third day against the dollar as companies from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc predicted the European Central Bank will cut interest rates next month.
ECONOMIC DATA – CAD Unemployment Rate due at 8:30, US JOLTS Job Openings at 10:00 ET.