US futures flat

New York - US stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, after the S&P 500 notched its biggest gain in over a month, as investors digested the opening round of earnings season and looked to data on the labour market.

The US bourse is set to open higher as European leaders get ready to meet. Credit: REUTERS

Expectations call for claims to fall to 320,000 versus the 326,000 reported in the prior week.

Dow Jones industrial average futures dipped 3 points and Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 0.25 point.

Estimates call for an increase of 0.2 percent in both import and export prices for the month.