US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures pare gains after Tillerson removed as Secretary of State

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    March 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures trimmed early
gains on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump ousted
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
    Trump said he had replaced Tillerson with Central
Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, and had tapped Gina
Haspel to lead the CIA.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N1QV0ID
     Futures had gained about 0.4 percent after U.S. consumer
prices data cooled worries about faster U.S. interest rate
hikes. 
    At 8:52 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis  1YMc1  were up 76 points, or
0.3 percent, with 16,110 contracts changing hands.
    S&P 500 e-minis  ESc1  were up 9.5 points, or 0.34 percent,
with 179,598 contracts traded.
    Nasdaq 100 e-minis  NQc1  were up 24.5 points, or 0.34
percent, on volume of 20,785 contracts.
    

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