PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.14 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.04 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures off 0.19 percent at 1049 GMT.
* U.S. markets will be watching for news from a meeting in Moscow of finance officials from the G20 major economies, which looked likely to be dominated by sparring over Japan's expansive policies that have driven down the value of the yen.
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* Medical device maker Agilent Technologies Inc
* Procter & Gamble Co
* Occidental Petroleum Corp
* Business software maker Qlik Technologies Inc's
* Hedge fund heavyweights from Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors to Barry Rosenstein's Jana Partners threw in the towel on Apple Inc
* Prominent hedge fund manager John Paulson continued to hold significant gold investments in the fourth quarter of 2012, even as other investors pulled out.
* Investors in U.S.-based funds poured $2.4 billion into stock mutual funds in the latest week, the fifth consecutive week of inflows, but all the cash went into international equities, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday.
* On the macro front, investors awaited the Empire State Manufacturing Survey for February, due at 1330 GMT, industrial production and capacity utilization data for January, due at 1415 GMT, as well as Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's preliminary February consumer sentiment index, due at 1455 GMT.
* On the earnings side, investors awaited results from Kraft Foods Group Inc
* European stocks were mostly flat in morning trade, while investors braced for the likelihood of more conflicting comments on currencies from the G20 meeting.
* The S&P 500 eked out a small gain for a third straight session on Thursday, helped by a flurry of merger activity, though investors see no catalysts to lift the market further with major averages near multi-year highs.
* The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> dipped 9.52 points, or 0.07 percent, to 13,973.39. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> rose 1.05 points, or 0.07 percent, to 1,521.38. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> gained 1.78 points, or 0.06 percent, to 3,198.66.
(Reporting by Blaise Robinson; Editing by Susan Fenton)
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