NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are rising before a trio of reports arrives on jobs, the housing market and economic growth.
U.S. markets have sold off for five consecutive days, rattled by the prospect of a government shutdown. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told Congress this week that the Treasury's ability to borrow funds will be exhausted on Oct. 17.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 30 points to 15,240. S&P futures have gained 3.9 points to 1,689.70. Nasdaq futures are up 14.5 points to 3,214.50.
Economists expect the Commerce Department to revise higher the nation's growth rate in its final estimate for the second quarter.
The Labor Department posts weekly unemployment claims numbers and The National Association of Realtors' pending home sales index for August will be released at 10 a.m. Eastern.
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A tractor trailer veered off the road and went through a fence, while crashing into the Forest Hill Cemetery, in Fredonia, Friday morning.
After a slow and slippery commute Thursday night, many western New Yorkers are waking up early, hoping they can get to work on time Friday morning.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
A 24-year-old man being sought after his mother and brother were found dead in their Lehigh Acres, Florida home may be heading to Buffalo.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
Some lake snow today, though the next system on Saturday will bring a more widespread coating