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March 25 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Monday:
U.S. STOCK FUTURES SIGNAL RISE AFTER CYPRUS DEAL
U.S. stocks were set to edge higher at the open on Monday after negotiators reached a deal hours before a deadline to keep Cyprus afloat with a financial bailout and avert the country's possible exit from the euro zone.
** MORGAN STANLEY, Friday close $22.18, up 1.3 pct premarket
** CITIGROUP INC, Friday close $45.23, up 1 pct premarket
Banking stocks rose after a deal between Cyprus and heads of the European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund will spare the Mediterranean island a financial meltdown by winding down the largely state-owned Popular Bank of Cyprus and shifting deposits below 100,000 euros ($130,000) to the Bank of Cyprus to create a "good bank". Continued...