Futures point to weak start as commodity prices fall, dollar rises


U.S. stocks were set for a sharply lower open Monday morning on Wall Street. The boost the dollar got at the G-8 summit had commodity prices falling as investors worried about the economy. G-8 nations also considered reversing stimulus as rebound signs grow.

Also in focus, President Barack Obama is ready to roll out Wednesday an overhaul of the rules of the financial system. And Six Flags is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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