Stocks set for a higher open ahead of economic data


U.S. stocks are poised for a higher open Wednesday morning as investors' optimism about the economy was fueled by the Federal Reserve minutes released late Wednesday. The Fed revised its growth projections for 2010 higher. A barrage of economic releases is due out today, ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, when markets will be closed. Markets will reopen Friday for a short day. Trading could be choppy today as a result.

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