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Market talk of a suspicious package in W9 St & 6 Ave in New York; NYPD on scene investigating - unconfirmed

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- Also talk of a suspicious package at Astor Place & Broadway at Starbucks; NYPD on scene investigating.

Reaction details (12:18)

- Nonetheless, US stock futures are unreactive to the latest reports, with the NASDAQ future continuing to print session highs, and the e-mini S&P and DJIA future moving further into positive territory. Despite the ongoing security alerts, this follows increased sensitivity of authorities and police forces nationwide after yesterday's Boston Marathon bombings.

Analysis details (12:13)

- This is now the third report of suspicious packages and/or security alerts in the USA over the past two hours; the first in NY's LaGuardia Airport, the second in Boston Logan Airport and now central NY.

16 Apr 2013 - 12:09 - Equities Geopolitical - Source: Newswires

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