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How do you follow a taper rally? On Thursday morning the answer was a ripping rally overseas and some pondering closer to home.
Futures for the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 were both lower ahead of the open, down about 0.3 per cent, with selling accelerating as the premarket hours wore on and the U.S. released weaker-than-expected jobless claims.