Futures Factor To A Better Open, As Wall Road Gears Up For A Slew Of Data, Income

The price of oil remained under slight pressure on Thursday as the repercussions of Hurricane Harvey continue to cause uncertainty.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday, as investors geared up for a slew of economic data, while keeping a close eye on oil and the political space.
On Thursday, investors will be greeted by a cluster of new data, as key economic releases are published throughout the trading day.
On the earnings front, Campbell Soup, Dollar General, Lands’ End, Lululemon Athletica, Ambarella and Nutanix are all due to publish their latest figures.
ET, jobless claims, personal income and outlays are all due out, which will then be followed by Chicago PMI at 9.45 a.m.

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