Stock index futures point to gains; focus on oil (Reuters)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on December 22, 2008 in New York City. Battered US stocks enter the New Year next week on expectations of a gradual market recovery as president-elect Barack Obama moves to drag the world's biggest economy out of recession.(AFP/Getty Images/File/Spencer Platt)Reuters – U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, as a jump in oil prices could buoy energy shares, but volumes were expected to remain thin with few investors at work between the Christmas and New Year breaks.

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