Market preview: Stock futures follow European and Asian shares higher following lots of...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market preview: Stock futures follow European and Asian shares higher following lots of optimistic talks from politicians, including the president, that Washington can avert the fiscal cliff. Or maybe it's the thought of Thanksgiving this week. Either way, the S&P benchmark is +0.9%. Intel (+0.8%) is yet to make much of a move following news that CEO Paul Otellini will retire in May. Later: NAHB Housing Market Index, Existing Home Sales