Futures point higher after a strong overseas session. Later today we get often-volatile...

|By:, SA News Editor

Futures point higher after a strong overseas session. Later today we get often-volatile petroleum inventories (10:30) and the Fed's Beige Book (2:00 p.m.) (see today's calendar). Dow futures +1.1% to 8835. S&P +1.2% to 950.50. Nasdaq +0.75%.