- U.S. stock futures and European shares are higher as Syria reportedly agrees to give up its chemical weapons, which should enable it to avoid military action from the U.S.
- Better-than-expected economic data from China is also adding to the positive sentiment.
- Dow +0.5%, S&P +0.6%, Nasdaq +0.6%.
- Oil, which had benefited from the increased tensions with Syria, is -2.5%, while gold, which was looked upon as a safe haven, is -1.55%.
- Apple is +0.2% ahead of an event in which it's expected to unveil two iPhones.
- Goldman Sachs +2.2%, Nike +2.3%, Visa +2% premarket on news they'll be joining the DJIA.
- Later: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey
Sep 10 2013, 09:20 ET