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U.S. Stock Futures Pare Drop; S&P 500 Contract Is Little Changed

June 18, 2012

U.S. stock-index futures pared losses amid a surge in Spain’s borrowing costs and optimism Greece won’t leave the euro area after pro-bailout parties won the national elections.

Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures expiring in September dropped 0.1 percent to 1,336 at 11:18 a.m. in London, after rising as much as 0.7 percent and declining as much as 0.6 percent. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures declined 20 points, or 0.2 percent, to 12,690.

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