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Dow Jones Flat Following Caterpillar Earnings

Roland Head
January 28, 2013

LONDON -- Stock index futures at 7 a.m. EST indicate that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEX: ^DJI) may open almost unchanged this morning, up by just 11 points, while the S&P 500 (INDEX: ^GSPC) may open two points higher.

Today's round of data releases starts with December's durable-goods orders at 8:30 a.m. EST. Consensus forecasts suggest that orders rose by 2.3% in December after gaining 0.8% in November. At 10 a.m EST, December's pending home-sales figures will be r