- Stock index futures post slight gains ahead of the first post-holiday session, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 +0.2% and the Dow +0.3%.
- Major European markets are closed, and the Nikkei gained 1% overnight, while Shanghai fell 1.6%.
- Keep an eye on the 10-year Treasury yield, which rose all the way to 2.99% in thin trade on Tuesday. A strong jobless claims print might be enough to send it well past the 3% level.
- Index ETFs: SPY, QQQ, IVE, SH, DIA, SSO, SDS, PSQ, IVV, SPXU, UPRO, VOO, QID, TQQQ, RSP, DOG, SQQQ, DXD, QLD, RWL, EPS, UDOW, SDOW, IVW, DDM, SPYG, RPG, SPYV, BXUB, RPV, QQEW, VOOG, QQQE, TRND, VOOV, SFLA, BXUC, QQXT, FTA, BXDB, TNDQ
Stocks poised for small gain at open
Dec 26 2013, 07:32 ET