Geared up for heavy flow of 4Q earnings reports this morning, including AT&T, P&G, 3M and Ford; Microsoft and Amazon report after the closing bell.
Premarket tone so far is slightly more firm, following some solid gains in Asia overnight and higher European markets. December durable goods, weekly jobless claims due at 8:30am; Kansas City Fed’s January manufacturing index set for 11:00am.
US dollar index edging higher. S&P futures up 5.80, Dow futures up 41; 10-yr lower, yield at 3.66%.