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April 12 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks to watch on Friday:
WALL STREET TO OPEN WEAKER ON RETAIL SALES, BANKS DIP
Wall Street was set for a weaker open, pulling back from record levels set a day earlier, after retail sales unexpectedly dropped last month and as results from major banks failed to impress investors.
S&P 500 futures fell 5.7 points, the Dow Jones industrial average futures were down 40 points, and Nasdaq 100 futures lost 11 points.
** JPMORGAN CHASE & CO, Thursday close $49.31, down 1 pct premarket
JPMorgan Chase posted higher first-quarter profit on Friday as it spent less money on litigation, but most of its major businesses turned in tepid performances, and the bank's overall revenue declined. Continued...