Stock futures tick higher after latest US growth numbers

Stock futures tick higher after latest US growth numbers

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published Aug 29, 2012 07:13AM MDT
New York • U.S. stock futures edged higher Wednesday after the latest economic data showing that the U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster pace in the second quarter than initially thought. However, trading is very light for a third straight day, with many investors waiting to hear what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says Friday at the central bank’s annual meeting. Dow Jones industrial futures rose 12 points to 13,098. The broader S&P futures added 1.7 points to 1,409.50. Nasdaq futures...
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