NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are rising on some promising economic data out of Asia.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 36 points to 14,945. S&P futures have added 4.5 points to 1,658. Nasdaq futures are up 15.5 points to 3,145.
The U.S. trade deficit expanded in July, due in part to slowing growth in China and Japan's ongoing economic struggles.
On Monday, China reported that inflation eased in August, hinting at an economy on the mend. The deficit with China jumped to an all-time high of $30.1 billion in July, according to U.S. figures released last week.
Japan's economy expanded more rapidly than originally thought between April and June. The country's Cabinet Office said Monday that the economy expanded faster than estimated during the first quarter as well.
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Four and a half years after he went to prison, former state senate leader Manny Aragon is out.
A suspected meth kingpin the FBI thought might be hiding out in New Mexico has been captured.
The popular Capulin Snow Play Area near Sandia Peak will be closed for the second year in a row.
While the roads were looking clearer late Thursday afternoon in the Albuquerque area, they could get dangerous again as temperatures drop later in the evening.
New details were released Thursday in Albuquerque's latest police shooting.
The southeast part of the state is getting hit hard with winter weather.