Stock index futures tug the flatline amid another busy day of quarterly earnings reports. Among Dow names, Disney is poised for a higher open after hit movies powered a strong March quarter. In IPO news, Alibaba has finally filed for its much-anticipated public offering.
Europe's showing small losses, but the Nikkei plunged nearly 3% as Japanese markets returned from a 2-day holiday. Among the declines was SoftBank - the biggest investor in Alibaba - which fell 5.1% in buy the rumor, sell the news type action.
The 10-year Treasury yield is flat at 2.59% and gold is up $3 per ounce to $1,312.