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STOCKS – European stocks retreated as a slide in commodity-related stocks outweighed data showing the euro- area economy grew faster in the third quarter than forecast. U.S. index futures were little changed.
BONDS – Treasury yields approached the highest level in 15 years versus Germany’s amid bets the U.S.’s economic strength will lead to a further divergence in monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank.
COMMODITIES – Brent crude rose for the first time in a week amid speculation that the drop in prices below $80 a barrel increases the likelihood that OPEC will cut production. West Texas Intermediate was little changed in New York.
CURRENCIES – The pound fell versus the dollar, set for a fourth weekly decline, as a survey showed investors are increasingly pessimistic about the euro area, Britain’s biggest trading partner.
ECONOMIC DATA – G20 Meetings all day, US Retail Sales m/m and CAD Manufacturing Sales m/m due at 8:30, Prelim UoM Consumer Sentiment at 9:55, Business Inventories m/m at 10:00, Natural Gas Storage at 10:30 ET.