Stocks set for mixed open after Cisco's earnings, ahead of retail, jobless data


Stocks were poised for a mixed open Thursday morning after Cisco Systems (CSCO) said late Wednesday earnings dropped 46 percent. Investors will also focus on July retail sales data to be reported today by chain stores and on jobless data ahead of tomorrow's monthly employment report.

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