US stock futures slightly down
11 May 2015, Nirapad News: US stock index futures were slightly lower on Monday after the markets leapt on Friday on strong jobs data that showed the US economy was picking up steam, but not by enough to raise concerns about an earlier-than-expected interest-rate rise.
US stock indexes ended more than 1 per cent higher on Friday. Zulily (ZU.O) shares jumped 18.4 per cent to $15.75 in premarket trading, after Alibaba (BABA.N) bought a 9 per cent stake in the online retailer.
Alibaba was down marginally at $86.73. Actavis (ACT.N) rose 3.1 per cent to $302. Salesforce (CRM.N) down 2.9 per cent at $70.26. Noble Energy (NBL.N) up 0.3 per cent at $49.29.
Futures snapshot at 7:11 am ET. S&P 500 e-minis ESc1 were down 1.25 points, or 0.06 per cent, with 83,222 contracts changing hands. Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQc1 were down 1 points or 0.02 per cent, in volume of 10,237 contracts. Dow e-minis 1YMc1 were down 7 points, or 0.04 per cent, with 13,257 contracts changing hands.