NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are moving higher for the fourth consecutive day ahead of the latest economic outlook from the Fed.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 9 points to 15,474. S&P futures have gained 1.5 points to 1,699.80. Nasdaq futures are up 8.25 points to 3,192.25.
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday may announce the first retreat in its massive bond-buying program which has flooded international markets with cash and kept interest rates low.
Most economists expect a pullback because the economy is recovering.
Also on Wednesday, Walgreen became the latest major corporation to ditch its insurance coverage for employees, instead sending them shopping for their own.
It joins Sears, Aon Hewitt and others in the shift.
The Commerce Department releases its housing construction numbers for August before the opening bell.
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A Town of Tonawanda restaurant owner has been arrested and charged with strangulation and assault.
Investigators have pieced together who is responsible for dumping a dog on the side of the road inside a zipped up Coors Light thermal bag.
State Police need your help finding the pickup truck driver who pinned a mother against her vehicle as she was loading her baby and young son into it and then fled the scene.
The suspension of a 6-year-old boy for kissing a girl at school is raising questions about whether the peck should be considered sexual harassment.
The Cattraugus County Sheriff’s Office says a 17-year-old male from East Otto was arrested on Monday evening.
The Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel will unveil improvements to their gaming floor on Wednesday. The casino spent $26 million into the main gaming floor.