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June 27, 2013 -- 8:30 a.m. ET - 06/27/13

Futures are pointing to a higher open in New York. The Dow is up 0.5% on Globex while the NASDAQ and the S&P 500 trade 0.6% above fair value. Stocks are poised to extend their recent winning streak. Investors are optimistic following some better-than-expected economic reports. Looking at the data, weekly jobless claims fell to 346,000, roughly in-line with the expected level of 345,000. Separately, personal incomes rose 0.5% versus consensus estimates of 0.2% and consumer spending increased by the expected 0.3%. Economic data will remain a focus with a report on May pending home sales scheduled to hit the tape at 10am ET. On the earnings front, ConAgra foods is up 2.8% in pre-market action after the company posted earnings that topped expectations. Winnebago Industries is also higher ahead of the open with shares rallying 4.8% following their better-than-expected profit tally. On the downside, Bed Bath & Beyond is off 1.1% after posting their quarterly results. Turning to fixed income markets, Treasuries are higher along the curve. The benchmark 10-year note is up 13/32 to yield 2.49% and the 30-year bond is advancing about 1/2 of a point to yield 3.54%.

Benjamin J. Chuckrow
Senior Vice President
Branch Manager
Wells Fargo Advisors
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