Stock index futures are up slightly ahead of the nonfarm payrolls report due at 8:30 ET. Expectations are for job gains of 218K and a tick up in the unemployment rate to 6.4%.
Europe continues to gain following the ECB's move into negative rate territory yesterday. Again, it's the periphery leading the way, with Spain (EWP) ahead 1.2% and Italy (EWI) up 0.8% vs. the broader Stoxx 50 (FEZ) up 0.5%.
Asia was little-changed overnight.
THe 10-year Treasury yield is down one basis point at 2.57% and gold is flat at $1,252 per ounce.