The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the NYSE
were Bank of America
(NYSE:BAC), SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), and iShares MSCI Taiwan Index
(NYSEARCA:EWT) as of 9:15 a.m. Investors traded
1.87 million shares of Bank of America, which was down $0.13, or 1.43%
. Anne Walke
r has replaced Thong Nguyen as strategy executive at Bank of America. Walker previously worked as head of America's equity syndicate at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch. She is the third strategy chief
in three years.
Investors also traded
1.12 million shares of
SPDR S&P 500 ETF, which was down $0.73, or 0.50%.
Investors exchanged 907,400 shares of
the iShares MSCI Taiwan Index, which was down $0.05, or 0.33%
. US stock futures have followed Asian and European stocks lower. China's Beige Book contained gloomy economic data on China's manufacturing and retail sectors. (Also see Pre-Market Primer: Homebuilder Adds to Housing Optimism.
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