–Stock futures extend gains after jobless claims data
–Europe markets up as leaders stress keeping Greece in euro zone
–Jobless claims decline, durable goods orders rise
NEW YORK-U.S. stock futures extended gains after data showed a slight decline in jobless claims, with broad strength in European markets also helping lift investor sentiment.
About 30 minutes before the opening bell, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 50 points, or 0.4%, to 12516.
Standard Poor’s 500-stock index futures gained 7 points, or 0.5%, to 1323 and Nasdaq 100 futures advanced 15 …