Market preview: Stock futures inch forward as gains in Europe and Asian bourses and encouraging...

|By:, SA News Editor
Market preview: Stock futures inch forward as gains in Europe and Asian bourses and encouraging corporate news help keep the market's upward trend on track. S&P benchmark +0.1%. Crude oil futures continue to rise, +0.4% to $108.28/barrel. Salesforce +12% after its Q4 report; AIG +7%, helped by a tax benefit. Still ahead: consumer sentiment, new home sales.