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FROST - FREEZE ADVISORIES UP FOR PARTS OF THE REGION TONIGHT

Some higher elevated areas have already seen frost in the past week, but tonight will likely be the coolest so far this season, and frost is expected to be more widespread, including some lower elevations. Frost is not expected in the Capital Region, or southern Hudson Valley, but will be likely in cooler locations. Delicate plants should be protected or brought inside where possible.

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October 28, 2013 -- 8:30 a.m. ET - 10/28/13

U.S. stock futures are suggesting a higher open. The Dow and S&P 500 Index are 0.1% above fair value. The NASDAQ is nearly up 0.2% in pre-market action. The major averages are poised to extend last weeks advance ahead of economic data. Industrial production is due out at 9:15 a.m. ET and is expected to be unchanged in September from the prior months reading of 0.4%. The pending home sales report is scheduled for release at 10:00 a.m. ET which is anticipated to rebound in September after a 1.6% decline in August. In addition, the Dallas Feds manufacturing outlook is projected to fall this month after reaching its highest level since February 2012. Investors are also digesting a batch of earnings results. Merck delivered better-than-expected third-quarter earnings, but its shares are down 1.8% ahead of the open after narrowing its 2013 profit outlook. Biogens shares are up 3.3% in early action after posting a 22% jump in profit and raising its full-year outlook. In tech, Apple is higher by 0.4% ahead of the companys earnings report after the close tonight. Treasuries are little changed before this weeks auctions totaling $96 billion in government issuance. The 10-year note is flat to yield 2.51% and the 30-year bond is up 1/32 to yield 3.60%.
 


 

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