U.S. stock futures were narrowly firmer ahead of the open Monday.
Markets have had a good run so far this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 are both up nearly 7% and near their all-time highs, while the Nasdaq has gained nearly 6%.
U.S. stocks finished higher Friday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 logging their sixth straight week of gains.
In company news, Google (Fortune 500) disclosed late Friday that executive chairman , Eric Schmidt plans to sell 3.2 million shares of his stock in the company, worth about $2.5 billion. Shares of Google were lower in premarket trading.
With the G-20 meeting set to be held this week in Moscow, there are reports that finance ministers are discussing releasing a statement on exchange rates to try to calm concerns that developed economies might engage in a currency war, sparked by Japanese efforts to lower the value of the yen.
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|30 yr fixed||4.28%||4.37%|
|15 yr fixed||3.32%||3.40%|
|30 yr refi||4.28%||4.38%|
|15 yr refi||3.31%||3.39%|
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