Pre-Market Trading for Stocks, Bonds, Commodities and Forex


STOCKS – European stocks fell, paring their second weekly gain, as companies from Neste Oil (NES1V) Oyj to Sandvik AB posted quarterly earnings that missed estimates and tensions escalated between the U.S. and Russia overUkraine. U.S. index futures were little changed, while Asian shares dropped.

BONDS – A rally in 30-year Treasuries has pushed returns past 10 percent in 2014, the best start to a year in at least two and a half decades.

COMMODITIES – Gold rose for a third day as speculation of more unrest in Russia and Ukraine kept traders wary about selling metal by going short.

CURRENCIES – The yen headed for a weekly advance versus the dollar as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Russia was running out of time to comply with an accord to ease tension in Ukraine.

ECONOMIC DATA – US Revised UoM Consumer Sentiment due at 9:55 ET.