Market preview: EU shares and U.S. stock futures are firmly positive for a variety of reasons,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Market preview: EU shares and U.S. stock futures are firmly positive for a variety of reasons, including the Fed's rate pledge, better-than-expected durable goods, and reports of progress on the Greek debt talks. S&P benchmark futures +0.5%. Following earnings, Netflix (+19.6%) continues its 2012 bounce, Nokia +3.2% and Caterpillar +2.4%, but E-Trade -8.65% and Sandisk -8.3%. Later: New Home Sales, Leading Indicators, Kansas City Fed Mfg Survey