U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday in the wake of eight straight weeks of gains after mixed data on China and the euro zone and ahead of U.S. economic reports which could provide ... more 
U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday in the wake of eight straight weeks of gains after mixed data on China and the euro zone and ahead of U.S. economic reports which could provide some clues on the strength of the recovery. Final data for China's HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers' Index showed factory activity maintained steady growth momentum in November, boosted by resilient new orders, though the pace of expansion eased slightly from October. In the euro zone, buoyant demand for manufactured goods drove factory activity to accelerate at its fastest pace in over two years last month. But growth was still weak, and Markit said evidence of a renewed downturn in France and Spain - as well as firms cutting staff - was disappointing. Markit analyst Brenda Kelly says to keep an eye on Greece less 
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Mon, Dec 2, 2013 9:40 AM EST