US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 futures slip on jobless claims

 NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) - S&P 500 stock index futures
edged lower on Thursday after new U.S. claims for jobless
benefits fell less then expected last week ahead of Friday's
closely watched non-farm payrolls report.
 S&P 500 futures (SPc1: Quote, Profile, Research) fell 2.2 points and were below fair
value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account
interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the
contract. Dow Jones industrial average futures (DJc1: Quote, Profile, Research) added 4
points and Nasdaq 100 futures (NDc1: Quote, Profile, Research) slid 2.5 points.
 (Editing by Kenneth Barry)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 futures slip on jobless claims