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              In this Nov. 9, 2011, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks fell Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, after more evidence emerged that the global economy is faltering fast and that the eurozone is heading for a recession as the debt crisis spreads to the bigger economies like Italy and Spain.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
              In this Nov. 9, 2011, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks fell Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, after more evidence emerged that the global economy is faltering fast and that the eurozone is heading for a recession as the debt crisis spreads to the bigger economies like Italy and Spain.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)   

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Asian markets were lower in overnight trading, with the Shanghai Composite falling 0.42 percent. Europe is lower on concerns about Greece securing another bailout and U.S. futures are moderately lower.
  • Housing starts and PPI data for January will be released at 8:30 AM ET. Consensus is for a rise in housing starts to an annualized pace of 675K, and a 0.4 percent month-over-month increase in PPI. Follow the release at Money Game >

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