US stocks seen higher; oil dips, carmakers eyed


By Anupama Chandrasekaran NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures signaled a slightly higher market open on Thursday, with oil prices edging down after surging to a record $68 a barrel, while GM and Ford were under pressure after Moody's joined Fitch and Standard & Poor's by downgrading the automakers' debt to "junk." After Wednesday's closing bell, General Motors Corp. fell nearly 1 percent to $34 on the Inet electronic brokerage network, and Ford Motor Co. slipped to $9.82 ...

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