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U.S. Stock Futures Pare Gain on Concern Over Bailout Fund Rating

December 06, 2011

Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock-index futures pared gains after Standard & Poor’s said it may downgrade debt issued by Europe’s bailout fund.

Futures on the S&P 500 expiring this month rose less than 0.1 percent to 1,255.8 at 8:30 a.m. in New York after climbing as much as 0.5 percent earlier.

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